Frieda Grace Trimmer Novinger

CONCORD, N.C. – Frieda Grace Trimmer Novinger, 101, a resident of St. Andrews Living Center, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at CMC-NE in Concord, N.C.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, at All Saints Episcopal Church in Concord, N.C. The family will receive friends after the memorial service.

Mrs. Novinger was born Dec. 19, 1912, in McLean County, near Bloomington, Ill., to the late Fredrick and Jane Trimmer.

She is survived by her daughter, Kay N. Harris and son-in-law Bill Harris; her sister-in-law, Eloise Trimmer of Macomb, Ill.; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl S. Novinger; her sisters, Rachel, Ethel and Margaret; and her brother, Elmo.

She and her late husband owned and operated the Ben Franklin Store in Fairmont, Minn., until their retirement in 1980. They then moved to Concord, N.C., to be near their daughter and son-in-law.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to All Saints Episcopal Church, 525 Lake Concord Road, Concord, NC 28025.

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