Glenna Kathryn Fendley, 100, of Paris, passed away April 23, 2020 in Legend Healthcare & Rehab. Services have been set for 10:30 AM Monday, April 27, 2020 under the Evergreen Open Air Chapel with Mike Folmar officiating. Family will not have a set visitation because of the Covid Epidemic but friends & family may call at the Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home from 2:00 PM till 6:00 PM Sunday to view and sign the register.
Mrs. Fendley was born on October 1, 1919, in Fords Academy Community, the youngest child of 12, born to David Andrew and Delilah Emmaline Morrison. She was a member of Paris Church of Christ. Family and friends will remember Mrs. Fendley as having a beautiful yard, especially her Azaleas, her cooking, especially her banana pudding , spending time with her family and helping take care of family members who were ill. She will also be remembered for her gorgeous alto voice. She wrote the song that will be sung at her funeral “Promise Land”.
She married Homer Fendley on August 5, 1940 in Paris, Texas. He preceded her in death in 1989. She was also preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Fendley, a foster son, David Maxwell, her parents and by 8 sisters and 3 brothers.
Mrs. Fendley is survived by children, Larry Fendley and wife George Ann of Frisco, Diane Folmar and husband Mike of Paris, Deryl Kim Fendley and wife Vickie of Sumner and Darren Fendley of Paris; daughter-in-law, Linda Fendley of San Antonio and 10 grand children and 15 great grandchildren.