Jean Moffatt Frady

jean moffatt frady

September 30, 1938 ~ December 29, 1999

Resided in: Asheville, NC

Jean Moffatt Frady, 61, of 26 Eastwood Road, died Wednesday, December 29, 1999 at home with her family. She was born on September 30, 1938 in Cincinnati, Ohio and was daughter of the late Eugene Cameron Moffatt and Beatrice Wright Moffatt of Asheville.

Jean was married to A. Hampton Frady, Jr. on February 8th, 1963 in Palm Beach, Florida, who survives.

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Ann Frady, of Seattle, Washington.

Jean attended Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in 1961. She then worked for NBC in New York before getting married and starting a family. Jean was an avid cook, gardener, photographer and traveler and she was always ready to try something new and different. She loved the outdoors and delighted in living every moment of life to the fullest.

She moved to North Carolina in 1975, and became totally involved in all aspects of the community. Jean was a Past President of the Potpourri Club; Past President of Big Brothers/Big Sisters; a Sustaining Member of The Junior League of Asheville; a Board Member of the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center in Durham, North Carolina; Past President of the Rotary's Inner Wheel Club of Asheville as well as a Paul Harris Fellow; a Graduate of Leadership Asheville; a former Board Member of Planned Parenthood; a member of the Mountain Laurel Garden Club; former Board Member of the Asheville Symphony Guild; a Member at Large and Board Member of the Asheville Art Museum Auxiliary; Co-Chair of the 75th Anniversary of the Town of Biltmore Forest in 1998; and a volunteer at the Fullerton Pavilion in the Owen Heart Center at Mission-St. Joseph's Healthcare System. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church where she served as a member of the Choir in addition to the Altar Guild.

Jean was truly the optimist always finding the positive in every situation. Her spirit will continue to guide those of us who are lucky enough to love and know her.

The family will receive friiends at Groce Funeral Home at 72 Long Shoals Road in Arden, North Carolina on Monday evening. January 3rd, 2000 from 7-8:30 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, January 4th at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 Church Street, Asheville with the Reverends William Whisenhunt and Thomas Hughes officiating. Burial will be immediately following the services at Calvary Episcopal Cemetery on Hightway 25 in Fletcher, North Carolina.

Memorial contributions may be made to Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Buncombe County, 50 S. French Broad Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 or to Life After Cancer-Pathways, 121 Sherwood Road, Asheville, NC 28803.

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  1. Hamp and Elizabeth,
    My Sincere Sympathy, my thoughts and prayers are with you both at this difficult time. Judy

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