The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


March 21, 2014

Cleo Frick, 75, of Aberdeen, a retired teacher, Sunday school teacher, died March 17, 2014

Thursday, March 20, 2014 — ABERDEEN, N.C. – Mrs. Cleo Rebecca McDowell Frick, 75, of Aberdeen, N.C., died Monday, March 17, 2014, at The Randolph Hospice House.

A memorial service was scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Page Memorial United Methodist Church in Aberdeen, with the Rev. Jane Leechford and the Rev. Edwin Chriscoe officiating. A private graveside service will be at Stanly Gardens of Memory in Albemarle.

A native of Randolph County, N.C., Mrs. Frick was born January 29, 1939. She was the daughter of the late Charlie Fletcher McDowell and Lillie Shaw McDowell.  

She was a 1957 graduate of Asheboro High School and a 1961 graduate of Pfeiffer College. She was a retired elementary school teacher. She was a member of Page Memorial United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday school for 30 years.

Mrs. Frick is survived by her husband, Gary A. Frick, of the home; sons, Marcus Frick and friend Linda of Asheboro and Kevin Frick and wife Lisa of Scottsdale, Ariz.; sisters, Betty McDowell Jones and husband Joe of Asheboro and Callie McDowell Chriscoe and husband Edwin of Lexington; grandchildren, Christina Frick and Alexander  Frick; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends following the memorial service in the church fellowship hall.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 3800 Shamrock Drive #999, Charlotte, NC 28215; The Randolph Hospice House, PO Box 9, Asheboro, NC 27204; or Page Memorial U.M.C, PO Box 695, Aberdeen, NC 28315.

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