Lillian Mae Frye

April 7, 1940 ~ March 28, 2019 (age 78)


Lillian Mae Frye, age 78, of  Athens, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Willow Wood Nursing Home in Flowery Branch, Georgia. A native of McMinn County and a resident of Tennessee most of her life.  She was the daughter of the late Howard Ben and Edna Mae Woods Robinson. She was a part of the Lions Club and loved her family as well as singing.

She was preceded in death by:

  •  Four brothers, Carey Lee Robinson, Ray Robinson, Bobby Robinson, Ronnie Robinson;
  • One niece, Connie Jack;
  • One nephew, Jeffrey Robinson;
  • Great-nephews, Cameron Sluter, Alex Wattenbarger.
  • Great nieces, Shelby Carroll, Candice Robinson.

Survivors include:

  • One daughter and son-in-law; Debbie and Frank Spadavecchia of Georgia.
  • Son and daughter-in-law James Floyd Frye Jr. and Dolly Frye of Carrollton, Ga
  • Grandchildren; Amanda Martucci, Justin Spadavecchia, Jovvonna Braveheart, Ryan Langdeau, Richard Langdeau,
  • Great grandchidren, Dominic Martucci, Ellia Martucci, Amallo, Amondo, Lilly, Rose, Coco, Azalie, Azarie, Lonnie, Ivey.
  • Brother; Marvin Robinson of Niota
  • Two Sisters and son-in-law; Helen Sluter of Athens, Brenda and Ralph Carroll of Lenoir City.
  • Several nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be 12:00 PM Saturday, March 30, 2019 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Hamilton officiating.

The interment will be at Clearwater Cemetery immediately following the funeral.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Friday, March 29, 2019 at the funeral home.

Those unable to attend may send condolences to 

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.

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March 29, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home
521 N. Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37303

Funeral Service
March 30, 2019

12:00 PM
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home
521 N. Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37303

Interment following funeral service
March 30, 2019

Clearwater Cemetery
964 County Road 180
Athens, TN 37303

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