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Annie Ruth Fryar

October 20, 1940 ~ August 25, 2020 (age 79)


The beautiful life and legacy of Annie Ruth Fryar, affectionately known to her grandchildren as "Hot Rod," began on October 20, 1940 in Walterboro, South Carolina. She was born to the late Retha and William Chisolm, Sr.  On Tuesday, August 25, 2020, Annie Ruth was called home to rest at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro, South Carolina.

Graveside Service Celebrating the Life of Annie Ruth Fryar will be held Monday, August 31, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery, Reverend Joseph Williams, Jr. Pastor and Eulogist.  A public viewing will be held Sunday, August 30, 2020 at Stephens-Maree-Tracy Funeral Home Chapel of Serenity from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


She attended the Public Schools of Colleton County and graduated from Colleton High School.  Annie Ruth was baptized at an early age and became a member of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Jonesville, South Carolina.

Annie Ruth was employed by the Colleton County School District for over forty years, as a School Bus Driver.

On June 28, 1958, she was united in Holy Matrimony to the late David Fryar, Jr. This union was joyously blessed with six children.

She enjoyed her dogs, socializing on the phone with her friends and family, driving the school bus, cooking,  enjoying a good meal, and spending quality time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was known for her great driving skills, her strength, and overall, being an amazing woman with a kind heart.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Fryar, Jr.; her parents, Retha and William Chisolm, Sr.; sister, Vergie Chisolm; brother, William Chisolm, Jr.; and two grandsons David and Stacey.

Those who remain to carry on her legacy and cherish her beautiful memories are her six children, Kevin Fryar (Barbara) of Walterboro, South Carolina, Kenneth Fryar (Cassondra) of  Columbia, South Carolina, David Fryar, III (LaDonna) of Carrollton, Georgia, Sherrie Fryar of the home, Bridgette Singleton of Walterboro, South Carolina and William Fryar (Latasha) of Gray, Georgia; one brother, Alfred Chisolm (Ann); one sister, Ethel Stephens; thirteen grandchildren, Kevin, Natasha, Lavonda, Kenette, Deborah, Brittany, Brandi, LaShanquell, Bubba, Irvin, Britti'any, Trevonnia, and  Traniecia; a host of  great-grandchildren; a special dear  caregiver, Joanne Hodges and a host of  nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and  friends.

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August 30, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Stephens-Maree-Tracy Funeral Home
305 Ackerman Street - PO Box 2316
Walterboro, SC 29488

Funeral Service
August 31, 2020

11:00 AM
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church
22 Jonesville Avenue
Yemassee, SC 29945

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