Elery Fry

June 7, 1935 ~ October 13, 2021 (age 86)


Elery Lavone Fry passed on the afternoon of October 13, 2021, surrounded by his loved ones. Elery was born June 07, 1935 to Jasper Lloyd and Delma Lorine Stanley Fry, of Keokuk County Iowa. He later moved to California where he met and married the love of his life Jewel Helen Crile in Scotia, California on December 13, 1953. Elery and Jewel later moved back to Keokuk County Iowa. Elery was a master of all trades and most known for his trade in logging. Later Elery and Jewel moved back to California from 1956 to late 1958. They then settled and planted their roots back in Iowa in late 1958.

Elery was preceded in death by his parents Lloyd and Delma Fry. His brother Larry Fry, His 2 sons Gerald Fry and Arlin Fry.

He is survived by his beautiful wife Jewel of Moravia, Brother Elroy (Pat) Fry of Oskaloosa, His 4 Sons and only Daughter, Ronald Fry, Alan Fry, both of Moravia, Elery Fry Jr of Decatur, TN, Melvin (Rosie) Fry of Eddyville and Lila (Tim) Knowler of Eddyville. 10 Grandchildren,  24 Great Grandchildren and 4 Great-Great Grandchildren.  Along with many loved ones and friends.


Always in our hearts then, now and forever. Love always.

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Graveside Service
October 15, 2021

1:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
17381 250th Ave
Harper, IA 52231

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