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Sybil Anna Holder was born to the late Reverend Samuel Randolph Holder and Reverend Sybil Anna Holder on October 5, 1941 in Georgetown,
Guyana. As a child, Sybil was a gregarious young lady who loved to write and sing. She was the fourth daughter of a large family of six girls and four boys who all migrated to the United States between 1957 to 1967.

At 18 years of age, Sybil immigrated to the United States with her mother and sister Ruth in September 1959. Her father picked them up in New York City and drove them to Rand, West Virginia where he was preaching. At the time, Sybil's father had met a scholarly young man, Roy Lee Fralin, who was studying to become a minister. After learning that one of Reverend Holder's daughters was single, Roy Lee came to meet her the very next day, which started Sybil and Roy's love story. After 18 months of dating, Roy Lee penned a letter to her parents on February 20, 1961 that said, "During this course of time we have learned to love each other dearly. After careful and prayerful consideration, I have asked her, with your permission, to marry me. I am happy to announce that, with equally delicate and prayerful consideration, she has consented. As a result, I think I am the most elated feller this side of heaven (smile)". On March 8th, her parents replied in a letter that said "We are very happy over Sybil's decision and that you did not have to labor 5 years like Jacob and Rachel. I was convinced that you were God's boy and as you kept humble, God had a great blessing in store for you. Sybil is our 4th daughter and we love her very much, especially because she loves the Lord and is desirous of working for him."

Sybil was happily married to Roy Lee at the Beulah Church of the Nazarene in Brooklyn, NY on July 1, 1961, which was officiated by her Dad. She instantly embraced her new life with her husband and their assignment to enter the ministry in Nashville, TN, where their number one priority was the birth of their first son Curtis in November 1962. They then moved onto Kansas City, Missouri, where she first served as a pastor's wife at the Park Avenue Church and had their second child Roy Lee Jr. She, along with her husband enrolled as students at Olivet College in Kankakee, IL before moving their small family back to New York and then onto Boston, MA where she helped raise the two boys in a one bedroom apartment behind Fenway Park while Roy Lee pursued his Master's and Ph.D at Boston University. She subsequently became a lifelong Red Sox fan.

Sybil and Roy Lee moved to New Bedford, MA where both Alex and Michael were born, in 1973 and 1975 respectively, and enjoyed Portuguese culture and the people of the Church of the Nazarene. This season of life nurtured their appetite for full time ministry which led them to the First Methodist Church of Stoughton, MA where she thrived as the first lady of their church, serving the sick and elderly and started a regional pastor's wives ministry. Nothing however, was more important than raising her four sons and proudly hosting Thanksgiving Dinner for 40+ members of her extended family for over 30 years. Her famous sweet potato casserole and seven-layer cookies became a family staple. Even after the death of her husband of 29 years, Sybil recentered her academic and career goals, committed to going back to school and serving families in need through her work at Catholic Charities where she lovingly counseled single mothers. She also took pride in serving as a chaplain volunteer at Good Samaritan Hospital. She became more active in supporting church development through her memberships at Stoughton and Cochesett United Methodist Churches and finally at her beloved Easton Baptist Church where she played a critical role as church mother and "pillar of the church" as fondly noted by Pastor Bob. Sybil loved to travel, particularly with her husband where she traveled to Israel, Guyana, Mexico, Bermuda, and Germany, and at the ripe age of 75, she was inspired to travel with her Easton Baptist Church family to bring love and support to children and families in Guatemala.

Regardless of what year it was; the city in which she lived; the number of kids she had; or her church membership, Sybil Anna Fralin was a woman of faith and family. She spent countless mornings praying for direction, guidance and most notably, praying for others, particularly her four boys and their families. Sybil had a unique gift for establishing strong and lasting relationships with virtually everyone she came in contact with. She was a stranger to no one and she cherished sharing her home, her cooking, her herbal tea with lemon, and her very strong opinions :) with everyone, regardless of their station in life.

Sybil was joined her husband, parents, her brothers James and Samuel, her sisters Kathleen, Esther and Sister-in-Law Erma, in heaven on Sunday, September 5, 2021 at 6:00pm. She is survived by her four sons: Curtis, Roy, Alex and Michael; her brothers: Ram John and Ram Paul; her sisters: Eunice, Ruth and Miriam; Sisters-in-Law Maureen and Nicole; daughters-in-law: Michele, Dayana, and Tamela; and eleven grandchildren: Elise, Curtis Roy (CJ), Sophia, Cassidey, Olivia, Evan, Bryce, Soleil, Pierce, Brooklyn, and Sloane; members of the Fralin family in Michigan and elsewhere; a host of nieces, nephews, and an endless count of friends and loved ones.

The Fralin Family extends their deepest heartfelt appreciation for your loving and kind expressions of sympathy, care, love and support during this time. We once again strongly encourage all members of our community to get vaccinated and remain masked. May God bless each of you and may His peace be with you always.