Obituary for Richard Jennings, 86

April 01,1928 To February 13,2015,

5 to 7 PM, Monday, February 16, 2015 @ Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette, MO

Funeral Services
11 AM, Tuesday, February 17 @ Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette, MO

Walnut Ridge Cemetery

Walnut Ridge Cemetery in care of funeral home.

Richard Jennings 1928 – 2015 Fayette resident Richard Jennings passed away at the Fayette Caring Center Friday, February 13, 2015. He was 86 years of age. Earl Richard Jennings was born April 1, 1928 in New Franklin, MO to Richard Earl and Gladys Irene (Dodson) Jennings. Richard graduated from New Franklin High School in 1944. He married Lorene Farmer June 7, 1953 in New Franklin. After high school Richard worked as a meat cutter starting in Joplin, MO, then to Lemon’s Grocery in Fayette, Glasgow Locker, Jennings Locker in New Franklin, McCutcheon’s and C & R grocery stores in Fayette. He later mowed many lawns in Fayette until his accident. Richard was a member of the Fayette City Cemetery Board. He attended Faith Family Church in Fayette. Richard never knew a stranger and will be missed by all that knew him. Richard is survived by his wife, Lorene of Fayette, one daughter, Debbie Forderhase and her husband, John of Fayette and two grandchildren, James Cunningham of San Jose, CA and Tommy Cunningham of Martinez, CA, sister-in-law, Bonnie Hackley and her husband, Leon of Fayette, along with many cousins and friends. Funeral services will be 11 AM, Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at the Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette with Rev. Jamie Page officiating. Visitation will be 5 to 7 PM Monday evening at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Walnut Ridge Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Walnut Ridge Cemetery or Cancer Research in care of the funeral home.