Mrs. Barbara Ann (Rourick) Frys, age 59, of Hayesville, North Carolina passed away on December 25, 2019 following an extended illness. Barbara was born on February 26, 1960 to the late Donald and Verdella (Olson) Rourick. Barbara was a vibrant, spunky, and well spoken woman who often shared her words of wisdom. She loved her plants, all animals, music, Disney movies and some people. She was married to the love of her life for 24 years. Surviving Mrs. Frys are the following; husband, Alan Frys of Hayesville, North Carolina; daughter, Jessica Frys Spalding of Hayesville, North Carolina; son, Brian Frys of Hayesville, North Carolina; brothers, Danny and Brian Rourick of Alameda, California; sister, Joannie Rourick of Atlantic, Iowa; niece, Jessica Rourick and nephews Paul Rourick and Danny Rourick Jr. and a host of friends. Private family services will be held at a later date. “We will meet again on that distant shore walking hand in hand.” Banister-Cooper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.