1937 Freda 2013

Freda Wenditz

June 6, 1937 — October 23, 2013

DOE HILL, VA Freda C. Wenditz, 76, of Doe Hill, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at Kings Daughters Community Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born June 6, 1937 in Wytheville, a daughter of the late Lacy Payton and Nannie Gertrude (Kline) Corvin. Mrs. Wenditz was a member of McKendree United Methodist Church and The American Legion Auxiliary, since December 1982, where she held all offices and chairmanships in the Unit, including two terms as Unit President; and held all offices and many chairmanships in the District. In the Department, she held many offices, including, Historian, Chaplain and Eastern Zone Vice-President and Northern Zone Vice President. For 10 years, she prepared evening meals for the Junior Law Cadet Program and had volunteered at Hunter Homes McGuire VA Medical for seven years. She was past president of the 8/40 Local and served as Chaplain for the traveling Vietnam Wall when in Richmond and vice chairman and chairman for Parliamentary Conventions and was district parliamentarian for Daughter of the American Revolution. Mrs. Wenditz also served as past president of the League of Women Voters of the Richmond Metro Area and past president of the League of Women Voters of Virginia. She is survived by her husband, Gerald E. "Jerry" Wenditz, whom she married December 9, 1955; her daughter and son-in-law, Sharon W. and Harry B. Sponaugle of Doe Hill; granddaughter, Laci Neil and husband, Scottie of Doe Hill; two great-grandchildren, Peyton and Trevor Neil; four brothers, Gravin and Curtis Corvin, both of Tazewell, Don Corvin of North Carolina and Denver Corvin of Bluefield and two sisters, Dorothy Harris of North Carolina and Edna Harley of Pennsylvania. A funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m., Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Obaugh Funeral Home in McDowell with the Rev. Dave Boger officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Grass Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Dexter, John and David Hartbarger, Michael and Matthew Sponaugle and Scottie Neil. Honorary pallbearers will be friends attending the service. The family will receive one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 306, Charlottesville, VA22901.

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