Francis “Fannie” Juanita Trenary of Grove died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008, at the Grove Nursing Center.
Mrs. Trenary was born May 30, 1908, in Grove to Mr. and Mrs. William Rhodes. She was primarily raised by her Aunt Naniah and Uncle George Cox. She attended Grove Schools.
She worked for many years in downtown Grove, first at Earl Rhodes Drug Store, then at Claude Flowler Drug Store and finally at Eugene Beauchamp Drug Store. She was a member of the Reorganized Church of Latter Day Saints.
She was a 50-year member of the Grove Eastern Star, recently honored with membership into the Centurion Club. She enjoyed her Indian club and learned Cherokee. She was a member of the Grove American Legion Auxiliary.
She married Burhl Trenary on Oct. 29, 1927. He preceded her in death in 2006.
She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Joan Kellenberger, and one son, Bill Trenary.
Survivors include one daughter, Burhlene Trotter of Tulsa; one son, G.W. Trenary of Miami; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesdsay at the Buzzard Cemetery, north of Grove.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Ellis Family Funeral Home in Grove.