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616. Benjamin Edward FRY205 was born on 5 March 1919 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.122 He died on 18 March 2000 at the age of 81 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.229

Graduated from Ladonia High School in the Class of 1936; May 30, 1947 Ladonia News.

Ladonia News; Friday, Jan 4, 1940: Ben Ed Fry and John Haden left Tuesday for Austin where they will resume their work at the State University.

Ben Ed Fry still lives in the "Fry Homeplace" outside of Ladonia, Texas, ca 1995. His daughters were the 5th generation to live in the house. It was built by Alexander Kellar Fry in 1854 and has undergone extensive remodeling through the years.
From Ladonia News, Friday, July 25, 1952. Mr. & Mrs. Ben Edd Fry and daughter spent last weekend in Crystal Springs, MS, with Mrs. Fry's parents, Mr. & Mrs. C. W. Palmer.

Ladonia Cemetery:
FRY Ben Ed
Lot 44 B IOOF Sect 3
3/5/1919 – 3/18/2000
He served in the US Navy in World War II and has a military marker as well as the joint marker with his wife. Rank was PMH1
On a site of Navy rank, I found this: PMH1 is PHOTOGRAPHER'S MATE (MICROFILM) PETTY OFFICER 1ST CLASS

Benjamin Edward FRY and Lorena Bell "Tee" PALMER were married on 22 September 1945. Lorena Bell "Tee" PALMER, daughter of C. W. PALMER, was born on 22 January 1919.229 She died on 5 November 1999 at the age of 80 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.229

Benjamin Edward FRY and Lorena Bell "Tee" PALMER had the following children:

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i.

Frances Ann FRY.

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ii.

Susan Kay FRY.

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iii.

Paula Elaine FRY.