Stanley Jay Fried


Stanley Jay Fried, 67, died Sept. 21, 2018 at hospice in Phoenix, Ariz. after an extended illness. His funeral service was held Sept. 28, 2018 followed by internment at Phoenix Memorial Park.

Mr. Fried was born Aug.13, 1951 in Indianola to Theo and Rose Gold Fried.  He was the grandson of Ben Fried and Sara Fried Sproles.  Mr. Fried was the owner of a number of retail stores through the years in Indianola and Drew and Lake Providence, La..  He was also the owner of a wholesale business for many years which supplied specialty and Valentine gift baskets to grocers and other retailers in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.

Survivors include one son, Mori Fried of Moorhead; one sister Sandra Fried Novick of Phoenix, Ariz.; one brother, Aaron (Ina) Fried and niece Hilary Fried (Greg) Byrnes of Schenectady, N.Y.; nephew Randy Novick of Denver, Colo.; and niece Mindy (Scott) Novick Michelman of Houston, Texas. Other survivors include cousins Gail (Joel) Susman and Dr. Chuck (Melinda) Rosenthal of Chattanooga, Tenn. and Sara (Ron) Israel of Bastrop, La.  Local survivors include cousins Sam (Debbie) Rosenthal and Steve (Robin) Rosenthal.

Memorials may be made to the Sunflower County Humane Society.


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