Alice Margaret Frye Shutts, 92, of Martinsville, Ohio died 5:55 PM, Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Wilmington Nursing & Rehabilitation Residence. Her husband, Marion F. Shutts, survives. They were married November 6, 1953. Mrs. Shutts was born December 15, 1920 in Clinton County, Ohio, daughter of the late LeRoy and Mary Anderson Frye. She was a graduate of Wilmington High School.
Mrs. Shutts retired in 1983 from Wilmington City Schools where she worked as a cook. She had also been a beautician at Pauline’s Beauty Shop in Wilmington. She was a member of the Martinsville Friends Meeting, where she had served as the organist for 45 years. She was also a member of the Adams Township Grange which became the Clinton Subordinate Grange and the Pomona Grange.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Shutts is survived by a son, Fred (Debbie) Shutts of Oklahoma; two daughters, Rebecca (Dana) Brinkmeier of Illinois and Barbara Shutts of Martinsville, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Linda Shutts, Craig (Amanda) Shutts, Danielle Brinkmeier, Joshua Brinkmeier, Corianne Brinkmeier, Matthew Fox, Marcus Fox, and Michael (Jessica) Fox; seven great grandchildren, Dylan Shutts, Kyleigh Shutts, Leland Shutts, Austin Fox, Mara Fox, Brant Fox, and Joe Fox; a niece, Mary (Roger) Smithson; as well as other nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces, and great-great nephews. In addition to her parents, a brother, Edwin Frye, is preceded in death.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM, Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio. Burial will be in Sugar Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Monday, September 9, 2013 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Martinsville Friends Meeting, 1466 Rapid Ford Road, Martinsville, Ohio 45146.