2011-06-02 / Obituaries


William Edward “Booster” Fendley, 81, of Thomasville died May 26, 2011 at Thomasville Nursing Home.

He was born Aug. 14, 1929 in Thomasville. He was a member of the Springfield Methodist Protestant Church and a founding member of the Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church. He was a member the Thomasville Quarterback/Athletic Club and Thomasville Investment Club. He was a United States Air Force Veteran of World War II. He was a retired bookkeeper.

Survivors include his wife, Clara Irene Jackson Fendley, Thomasville; two sons, Donnie (Pam) Fendley, Thomasville, Tommy (Kim) Fendley, North Little Rock, Ark.; two daughters, Linda Little, Birmingham, Tammy (Kevin) Boone, Thomasville; three brothers, Fred Fendley, Thomasville, Jack Fendley, Pennington, Larry Fendley, Newport, Tenn.; one sister, Faye Kelly, Thomasville; nine grandchildren, Stephen (Melia) Fendley, Ace Fendley, Emily (Jim) Ogle, Stuart (Megan) Little, Zack Fendley, Kylie P. Fendley, Maycee Fendley, Cody Boone, Claire Boone; three great-grandchildren, Holten Fendley, London Fendley, James Ogle.

The service was May 29 at 3 p.m. at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Revs. Mark Lambert and Jimmy Simpkins officiating. Burial was in the Kelley Cemetery in Thomasville.

Active pallbearers were Stephen Fendley, Ace Fendley, Stuart Little, Zack Fendley, Cody Boone, Maycee Fendley, Kylie P. Fendley, Claire Boone and Emily Ogle.

Honorary pallbearers were Fred Fendley, Jack Fendley, Larry Fendley, Faye Kelly, nephews and nieces and the Staff of Thomasville Nursing Home.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.


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