Nettie Belle Fryar Dennis, 91, wife of the late Everette G. "Bubba" Dennis, died Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at Commander Nursing Center, Florence.
Mrs. Dennis was born on September 23, 1927 in Florence County, daughter of the late Stanley L. Fryar and Cora Juanita Miles Fryar. She was a member of Lake City Pentecostal Holiness Church where she was a former Sunday School Teacher for the Beginners and Juniors Class. Mrs. Dennis was a former member of the Mae Wall Sunday School Class, Senior Citizens, Women's Ministries and Choir. She retired from Avon-Dale in Olanta; and even after retiring, she continued to work doing for those in her church, taking many to church services. When she moved to Commander Nursing Center, she even said she worked there too, assisting the nurses with some patients… "She loved telling people she worked there". She was affectionately called Granny by her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and "MaBelle" by others who loved her, and she will be greatly missed.
Surviving are her children, Wanda (Reverend Chesley) Floyd of Rincon, GA, Gail (Roger) Gause of Lake City and Ronnie (Georgia) Dennis of Manning; four grandchildren, Kim (Danny Walker) Vining of Rincon, GA; Shay (Kristi) Gause of San Antonio, TX, Jody (Angel) Dennis of Lake City and Jason (Brandi) Dennis of Manning; great-grandchildren, Davey and Shane Dennis, Kate and Erin Gause, Logan and Skylar Vining, and Cayden Lee Dennis; brother, Cleion Lamar (Diane) Fryar of Ft. Pierce, FL; the Lakebrook children; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Dennis was preceded in death by a brother, Stanley LaRue "Buck" Fryar.
Funeral services will be 3:00 PM, Saturday, February 23, 2019, at Carolina Funeral Home Chapel, with private burial to follow at Lake City Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 – 3:00 PM, Saturday, February 23, 2019, at the funeral home, prior to the services.
The family would especially like to thank her caregivers while at home, Pam Miles and Chenalia Porter for their love and care; and also, Dr. Beeraka, nurses and all the staff at Commander Nursing Center for their love and care for her and the family over the past 7 months.
Memorials may be made to the Mae Wall Sunday School Class, c/o of Lake City Pentecostal Holiness Church, PO Box 220, Lake City, SC 29560.