Coushatta, LA – A funeral service celebrating the life of Mrs. Shirley Fry, 83, will be held at First Baptist Church in Coushatta on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 2:00 PM. Dr. Nathan Davis of First Baptist Church will officiate. Interment will follow in Springville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Saturday, January 18, at the Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Coushatta.
Mrs. Shirley was born on February 7, 1936 in Coushatta to Robert Edwin “Bobby” Posey and Elizabeth “Tap” Bogan Posey, and passed away January 16, 2020. She was a member of FBC and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and worked as a secretary for the Red River Mental Health Unit until her retirement. Mrs. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles D. Fry; her grandson, Peyton Bass; and her brother-in-law, Dewitt Booty.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Denny Bass and Daryl Bass; daughters, Joni Bass and Jenni Bass Walker (Robert); sister Louise Booty; brother Robert Aldine Posey, Jr. and wife Shirley; grandchildren Chad Shirley (Kellie), Breanne Dupree (Kevin), Jesseca Korn (Patrick), Ryan Tomerlin, Sydney Bass, Samantha Bass, Dawson Bass, Logan Bates, Carson Walker, and Avery Walker; and 7 great-grandchildren.
Honoring Mrs. Shirley as pallbearers will be Ryan Tomerlin, Dawson Bass, Paul Moseley, Larken Doughty, Luke Doughty, and Logan Bates. Serving as honorary pallbearer will be C.W Belcher.
The family would like to give a special thanks to her sitter, Hattie Henry; special friend, Darlene Gates; and her card playing group, Janie, Hazel, and Jo-Ann, for all their love and companionship.