2009-03-26 / Obituaries


Clida Lee Fendley, 89, of Thomasville died March 21, 2009 at Thomasville Nursing Home.

She was born Dec. 26, 1919 in Jackson. She lived most of her life in Fulton. She was a member of Bassetts Creek Baptist Church and served as WMU director and Sunday school teacher for many years. Several people have commented that she was the best Sunday school teacher they ever had. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Jackson where she was a Worthy Matron. She will be remembered for her handiwork, especially her crocheted Christmas ornaments. She loved her flowers, Alabama football and the Braves.

Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Gay Hare, Grove Hill, Rosalie F. Dumas, Gulf Shores; one sister, Dorothy Finley, Fulton; eight grandchildren; 16 greatgrandchildren; three great-greatgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Joe Bill Fendley and a grandson, Bill Dumas.

The service was March 24 at 11 a.m. at O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Dr. James Best and Rev. Ty Parten officiating. Burial was in the Bassett Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Michael Hare, Jeremy Hare, William Sharpe Sr., Patrick Harrigan, Christopher White and Chester Andrews Jr.


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