Nelda Inez Fry

Nelda Inez Fry


Nelda Fry had the voice of an angel, and now she’s singing in their choir.

On April 11, 2021, at the age of 72, Nelda passed away surrounded by her loving family in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

A memorial service will be held Thursday at Matthews Funeral Home in Edmond, Oklahoma.

She was born July 26, 1948 in Blackwell, Oklahoma to Jesse and Ona Belle Watson.

Nelda graduated in 1968 from Southwestern University with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Education. For many years, she shared her love of music with her students before moving on to work at the Hertz Corporation for another 27 years.

She married the love of her life, Nevin Fry, 52 years ago, and together they have two sons, Edward and Michael.

Besides singing, she was a cross-stich master, an electronic paint by numbers artist, and a devoted grandmother.

Nelda is survived by her husband, Nevin; her two sons and spouses, Edward and Linda Fry, Michael and Jess Fry; and her four grandchildren, Elizabeth, Anthony, Penelope “Dean”, and Heather Fry.

She was preceded in death by her siblings, Lynn Watson, Terry Watson, and Cathy Watson.

Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Matthews Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Waterloo Cemetery in Edmond, OK.

We will be live streaming this service in an effort to accommodate those people that wish to attend but feel they should not due to health regulations.  To watch the service CLICK HERE to go to our YouTube page. Click on ‘Videos’, then ‘Live Streams’.

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