KENNETH FOSTER FRANKENBERY Kenneth Foster Frankenbery, age 91, of Neodesha, Kansas died Monday, May 27, 2002 at the Mount Carmel Hospital in Pittsburg, Kansas. Kenneth was born September 6, 1910 in rural Altoona, Kansas the oldest of 8 children to Benjamin Lewis and Ethel Mae Foster Frankenbery. He grew up in the Altoona, Kansas and attended the Altoona School System. Kenneth had a farming operation Northwest of Harrison Cemetery for many years. He married Lydia Elizabeth Dotson August 19, 1931 and she preceded him in death December 23, 1995. Kenneth has three children, one son Bobby Lewis Frankenbery of Wheeler, Texas, two daughters Gwendolyn Darlene McLaren of Pittsburg, Kansas and Treva Scott of Neodesha, Kansas. One sister Betty Ice of Chanute, Kansas. Nine grandchildren Kenneth and Kevin Frankenbery, John, Greg, Bruce McLaren, Richard, Lewis Scott, Lydia Scott Snyder, and Mae Elizabeth Hatfield. Kenneth was active in Thayer Christian Church serving as Elder and co chairman of the building committee for the new sanctuary, A member and former board member of the Wilson County Farm Bureau, Received various awards for Soil Conservation Practices, Helping Hands 4-H Leader, and many other Community activities, Served as cemetery sexton for the Harrison cemetery for many years and was always willing to help his fellow neighbor when needed. Kenneth farmed mid way between Thayer and Altoona until retiring to Neodesha, Kansas in 1993. Kenneth was preceded in death by siblings, Herschel, Virgil, Ervin, Junior, and Don Frankenbery and Twila Frankenbery Chambers and grandchildren Craig and Mark Frankenbery and Elaine McLaren Garbrick. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2002 at the Thayer Christian Church with the Rev. Jim Pelley officiating. Burial will follow in the Altoona Cemetery under the direction of the Loran Fawcett Funeral Home. Visitation hours will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2002 at the Loran Fawcett Funeral Home and from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2002 at the Thayer Christian Church. The family will be receiving friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2002 at daughter Treva Scotts home at 16 Century Parkway in Neodesha, Kansas. The family has suggested memorial the the Hidden Haven Church Camp and contributions may be left at the Loran Fawcett Funeral Home.