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Margaret Ethel Hopkins Fry, 93, of Kannapolis, passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at her home.
She was born October 6, 1927 in Glen Dale, WV to the late Walter Hopkins and Effie Mayhew Hopkins. She graduated from Wirt High School in Elizabeth, WV. After marrying the late Leland B. Fry, they moved to his family’s farm in Westover, PA. In 1963, they moved to Los Angeles, where she became a Pastry Chef for the Los Angeles City School System. After her retirement in 1989, her and her husband moved to Pahoa, Hawaii. In Hawaii, they were very involved in a senior group there where they learned Hawaiian crafts. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening, landscaping, sewing, reading. and traveling. Her greatest joy was spending time with her children and grandchildren. Margaret was a member of Evangelical United Brother Church in Pennsylvania and was also a member of the Gypsy Foresters.
In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Leland B. Fry; daughter, Linda Davis; son, Leland E. Fry; 2 grandsons; 1 great-grandson and 3 brothers.
Margaret is survived by daughters, Doris Matthews, Sandra Martin (John), and Sharon Lydic (Tom), all of Kannapolis, NC; sister, Juanita Bird of WA; 12 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren with 1 on the way.
There will be a Celebration of Life held at 11am on October 2, 2021 at her residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Landis, 209 E. Mill St, Landis, NC 28088.
Carolina Cremation is assisting the Fry family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.