Carrie Ann Pierce Frye, 38, of Hot Springs, Virginia passed away Friday, February 4, 2022, at Bath Community Hospital.

She was born September 14, 1983, in Dunkirk, New York, the daughter of Kathleen Ann Kaus Pierce and the late Gerald Pierce.

Carrie was employed as a teacher’s aide at Bath County High School, where she also coached the girls’ softball team for 3 years, and everyone at the school called her the “School Mom”.

She was a member of Healing Springs Baptist Church, where she helped with the youth group.  Carrie was a creative soul who loved to paint, draw, and do all kinds of crafts.

In addition to her mother, Kathleen Pierce, she is survived by her husband Adam Richards Frye; sister, Alexis Sarnoski and husband Joseph of Ft. Riley, Kansas; parents-in-law, Curtis and Cynthia Frye of Bristol, Virginia; a brother-in-law, Sean Frye and wife Amanda of Bristol, Virginia; special friends among many others, Rusty and Pam Bragg, Chase Davidson, and Chrisy Harmon.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at the Bath County High School auditorium with Reverend Richard Goforth officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour before the service from 1:00 – 200 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be to the Doris Via Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 174, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445 or the Bath County High School Athletics Department, 464 Charger Lane, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445.


  1. Dear Kathy,

    We were shocked and saddened when we heard about your sweet daughter Carrie. You are in our hearts; we send much love. Dennis will call you soon ❤️ L&D

  2. Carrie was an integral thread in the tapestry of Bath County High School and the community. She was highly respected as a dedicated educator among the entire staff. Her commitment to the students was total. All l can humbly offer is, “Thank you, Carrie, you made a difference.” Adam and family has my deepest sympathy.

  3. Rip Carrie Fly high with the angels up in heaven Keep BCHS staff in prayer and girls softball family n frinds…Carrie watch over all of them…#Rip #School mom…You are going to be missed..

  4. Adam, Lexie, and Kathy…..I am sooooo sorry to hear this. Carrie and I became fast Facebook friends after she got a nephrostomy tube I have had tubes on both sides, then we talked even more after I was diagnosed with cancer myself. Adam I’ve never met you or Carrie, or Kathy either but my heart goes out to you guys, sending love and hugs. Hugs to Lexie too!!!

    • Kathy, Alexis & family, I am sooo sorry to hear of the loss of Carrie. I am most certain Jerry was there with open arms embracing her. She was such a sweet girl. You are all in my thoughts and prayers

  5. Oh Beatrice…(the name my kids gave you when you bravely babysat them), You are way too young to leave us. My heart breaks for your sister your mom and your husband. However, I know a joyous reunion took place when you got to heaven to be with your dad. You have always been a special girl. Rest in peace my friend.

  6. My heart cries for your loss, Kathy. Prayers of comfort.

    • So very sorry for the tremendous loss of your vibrant and loving daughter, sister and wife Carrie! God’s healing light and love watch over and bring you peace, comfort and strength. She’s in her daddy’s arms♥️

  7. Please accept our sincere condolences for your loss of Carrie, surely she “went too soon,” and your heart is broken. Curtis, you come from a family of faith and I’m sure faith will get your family through this tragedy. We are praying for Adam and the entire family.

  8. Although I only met Carrie and Adam once, I knew that she was a special, wonderful person. There are no words to express my sorrow, but please know that she touched me so much with her smile.

  9. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs.

  10. Kathy, I am so sorry for the loss of your beautiful daughter. There is nothing as hard as loosing a child. Our oldest son died also of cancer a few years ago. Please know you are in my prayers and thoughts.


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