Albert “Garland” Frady, 87 of Franklin, passed away on Friday,January 7, 2022.
Garland was born in Clayton GA to the late George Dewy and Mary Vianna Raby Frady. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, George Joel Frady.
Garland was born in the Persimmon Community of Rabun County, GA, where he attended school and learned farm skills. He moved with his family to Haywood County, NC in the early 1940’s, helping his mom in their store and caddying at the Haywood Country Club. They moved to Macon County in the early 1960’s, where Garland helped with the farm, milking cows and growing gardens. He was always ready to help others on their farms with hay season and mowing. Garland enjoyed being with his family and friends, fishing and taking trips, he even went to Niagara Falls and Newport News, VA. He moved to Fletcher with his mom in 1990 and then back to Cowee in 1994, then he started working at MCE/MCH. He was always a great help and a friend to all there. He enjoyed bowling tournaments, Special Olympics, and lately the Night to Shine Proms.He always looked forward to the holiday season so he could have his favorite, chocolate covered cherries.
He is survived by his sisters, Kathy Medford (Joel) of Franklin NC and Evelyn Long (Harold) of Arden NC. Also surviving Garland is his good friends, Dillon Ford and Conda Bradley, several nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, and many friends.
A funeral service will be on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at 11am in the chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. Jason Smith and Rev. Ronnie Branson will officiate. Burial will be in the Cowee Baptist Church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 10am till 11am, one hour prior to the service at Macon Funeral Home.
The family would like to express a special thanks to MCH and Conda Bradley, for their loving friendship to Garland and his family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to MCH at Macon Citizens Habilities, Inc. P.O. Box 698, Franklin, NC 28744.
Online condolences can be made at www.maconfuneralhome.com.
Macon Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements.