April 17, 1933 ~ December 28, 2015

Born in: Haywood County, NC,
Resided in: Fairview, NC

Frances Pressley Frady Fairview – Frances Pressley Frady, 82, of Fairview, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 28, 2015 at Flesher's Fairview Healthcare Center, where she had made her home for the past few years. She formerly lived on Gap Creek Road in the home where she grew up. Born in Haywood County, she was a daughter of the late Jess Rowe and Beatrice Kerley Pressley. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Willie Rowe Pressley and Roy Pressley. Frances was a member of Emma's Grove Baptist Church in Fairview, where she attended faithfully until she was no longer able. She retired from the former CP Clare in Fairview where she worked for over 50 years. Frances never had children of her own, but loved all little children. She cherished the time she had to spend with her family and loved each of them very much. She was a very caring person, hard worker, honest and believed in God. She had a very hard life overcoming many challenges. Frances is now at peace in a home prepared for her by Our Savior. Her spirit will be with us always. Left to cherish her memory are a brother, Raymond Pressley and his wife Betty; three sisters, Dorothy Dills, Katherine LaMonica and her husband John and Virginia Buckner and her husband Ralph; one sister in law, Helen Pressley and a number of nieces, nephews and many friends. Mrs. Frady's funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at Emma's Grove Baptist Church with Reverend Gene King and Reverend Todd Royal officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 PM on Thursday at the church. She will be laid to rest in the church cemetery. Flowers are acceptable and appreciated, however, for those who desire, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Emma's Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, PO Box 1786, Fairview, NC 28730. Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.

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  1. It was my pleasure to work with Frances many years ago at C.P. Clare, she was a wonderful person, and a hard worker. I have nothing but good memories of Frances.

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  2. Frances was a good friend to all the family. I will always remember her smile and laugh. She was a very happy person . I loved talking to her.The family’s in our prayers Kelly,and Donna ,Kelly Jr. Vess

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  3. To all the Family of Frances. We are so sorry to hear of Frances passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during the difficult time. I haven’t seen Frances in quite a few years. The last time I saw her, we had a good talk. I have good memories of her, especially growing up on Gap Creek Road.

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  4. Our sympathies are extended to the family of Frances. I have been a long time friend of Virginia and Ralph Buckner and feel as close as family to them. May the way that Frances lived her life be a role model for those of us who are left behind. God Bless..

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  5. Dear Dot and family I was so sorry to hear of Frances passing. She was a fun person that we all cared about and was loved. Keep her memories close to you. May God Bless you all. We are praying for you all.
    Love to you all Susie Whitaker Cox

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  6. Our beloved Aunt Francis went to heaven on December 28. She lived a good life and we loved her very much. She had been wanting to go back to her home for a long while but now she is really home. She will be missed. In loving memory, Linda Pressley Hofschuster and Sherry Pressley Rayburn.

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  7. I WORKED WITH FRANCES FOR MANY YEARS . SHE WAS A VERY SWEET & FUNNY PERSON . I KNOW SHE WILL BE MISSED . I’M GLAD TO KNOW SHE’S AT REST NOW.

    NORMA TURNER

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