JACKIE RAY FRYE, age 54 of Athens, Tenn. passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at his residence. He a native of Sweetwater, Tenn. resident of McMinn County, Tenn. most of his life, and preceded in death by his father: Bobby Ray Frye. He was an employee of McMinn County Landfill. He was of the Baptist Faith. He was a veteran of Army National Guard and was an avid fisherman.
Survivors: Wife of 35 years: Loretta Gail Lankford Frye of Athens, Tenn., Two Daughters: Nickie Walden of Niota, Tenn., Alisha Frye of Athens, Tenn., Step-Son: Jonathan Allen Lankford of Sweetwater, Tenn., 10 Grandchildren: Mother: Nellie Price of Athens, Tenn., Brother: Dan Frye of Athens, Tenn.,
Funeral services will be 8:00 P.M. Monday in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Simpson officiating. Interment will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday in Sullins Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Daniels, Justin (Spanky) Ovloskey, Malachi Bogle, James (Spanky) Whitner, and Davis (Scooter) Humphreys and Dan Frye. The family will recieve friends from 5-8 Monday in the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Jackie-Frye. Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens , Tenn. in charge of arrangements.