Saturday, July 2, 2022

Obituary -Naida M. Fenwick

Funeral Service for Naida will be held at Hill and Son Funeral Home in Appleton City, Missouri on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

Minister will be Rev. Bob Fenwick

A visitation will also be held at Hill and Son Funeral Home in Appleton City, Missouri on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Interment will occur immediately following funeral services at Appleton City Cemetery in Appleton City, Missouri.

Memorial donations may be made to Appleton City Cemetery

Naida Margaret (Frasure) was the second daughter born to Rollian Smith and Maggie Leona (Garrison) Frasure near Corbin, Missouri, on February 10, 1924. She passed away July 1, 2022, at the age of 98.

She attended Washington Rural School and graduated from Roscoe High School in 1941. Following her graduation, she attended summer school at Southwest Baptist College, Bolivar, Missouri, then taught at Square Prairie Rural School near Osceola at the age of 17. She taught at several one room schools in the area. She continued to teach while obtaining her Bachelor and Master’s degrees through Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri.

In 1949, she was united in marriage to Eugene Murray Fenwick. To this union one son, Gavin was born.

After thirty-five years in the education field, she retired from Miami R-1 school in Bates County. She then became involved in many organizations serving in several leadership roles with Hospice, American Cancer Society, R.E.A., Round Up Board, Alpha Delta Kappa Teacher’s Sorority, and the Retired Teachers Association.

Naida was a member of the Clinton United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, James R. Frasure, and sisters Mary Lou Wishard, Thelma Wyatt, and Wanda Frost. She is survived by son Gavin and his wife Sherri of Clinton, Missouri; three grandchildren, Christopher Fenwick (Liz) of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, Cayton Fenwick (Tierney) of Overland Park, Kansas, and Maggie (Fenwick) Schacher (Colter) of Harrisonville, Missouri; four great-grandchildren, Annabelle, Caroline, Liam, and Gracelyn Fenwick and one great granddaughter, Beth Schacher arriving soon.

Web site location:

Hill & Son Funeral Home, Appleton City, Missouri

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