Arlene Fritchley, age 81, of Canton passed away Monday morning, Oct. 22, 2012, in Windsor Medical Center.
Born in Louisville, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Harriet (Knop) Marker.
She resided in the Waco area 47 years, moving to Walnut Creek in 2002, and returning to the Canton area four years ago. She and her husband wintered in Port Isabel and South Padre Island, TX, for many years.
She was a 1950 graduate of Middlebranch High School. She retired in 1982 from Society Bank as a teller and had worked at Peoples Bank and Ameritrust. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church (now Community Church) and Canton Chapter #190 Order of Eastern Star.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Helen and David Beshore of North Industry and Cynthia and Mark Fritz of North Lawrence; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Dale Fritchley and Wilbur and Cathy Fritchley, all of Canton; a sister and brother-in-law, Dolores and Lindall Shaffer of New Waterford; a brother and sister-in-law, Russell and Norma Marker of Louisville; 10 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Dale R. Fritchley, who passed away Dec. 24, 2005.
Funeral services will be held Oct. 25 at 11 a.m. in Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home in Magnolia with Pastor Lewis Johnston officiating. Interment will be in Sandy Valley Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. Condolences may be sent at www.gordonfuneralhomes.com.