Fondren, G

Gwendolyn Fondren

December 22, 1931 - December 31, 2019

Gwen was born in Springfield Mo, 12/22/1931 to Walter and Hazel Cook.  She passed away 12/31/19 in Rockwall TX.  She married Bill Fondren on her 18th birthday, 12/22/49. Together they had 3 children, Cynthia Sue Fondren Pritchard, John Sherman Fondren and Thomas Lee Fondren.                    

They started their life together in Springfield; however the US Airforce took them to a variety of states. They settled in Tulsa Oklahoma and eventually moved to Farmersville, TX in 2004. After the death of her husband she moved to Rockwall TX. 

Gwen is survived by daughter Cynthia Pritchard and husband Doug, son Thomas Fondren and wife Tonya. She had 4 grandchildren, Emily Ferchill, Katherine Lewis, Slater Fondren and Tatum Fondren, along with 3 great grandchildren, Paige Ferchill, Emma Lewis and Gordon Ferchill. Gwen is also survived by 3 siblings, Jo Ann Reeves, Barbara Bodenstein and Charles Cook. She is proceeded in death by son John Fondren and husband Bill Fondren, and brother Walter (Sonny) Cook. 

Graveside services will be 2/17/2020  11:30 at Greenhill Cemetery in Sapulpa OK.

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R.I.P. Gwen Fondren. What a inspiriation you were to me & other people. Nothing is impossible with the right attitude. You & Bill will be missed. Such sweet people. Cathy Feagin, January 13, 2020