OBITUARY

Freda K. Tennant

September 4, 1924January 14, 2019

Freda K. Tennant age 94, of Waynesburg passed away Monday, January 14, 2019, in Waynesburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation.

She was born September 4, 1924 at Prosperity, a daughter of the late George and Bessie Courtwright Thomas.

On August 8, 1942 she married Glenn R. Tennant Sr., who passed away on October 12, 2005. Freda had worked for the Jesse L. Ross Drug Store in Waynesburg. She had also managed rental properties and served as a caregiver for the elderly.

She was a member of the First Christian Church of Waynesburg.

Freda enjoyed sewing and crocheting.

Surviving are two sons, Glenn R. “Sonny” Tennant Jr. and his wife Shirley of Carmichaels, and Richard D. Tennant of Marietta; a daughter, Rita Balaban of Waynesburg; 8 grandchildren, Michael Tennant, Michelle Rolfe, Melissa Peterson, Marla Perseco, Glenn Edward “G.E.” Balaban, Thomas Andrew “T.A.” Balaban, Brian Richard Tennant, and Carrie Ann Tennant; 3 step-grandchildren, Tammy Coles, Kim Burrows, and Sheila Plavic; 22 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Emma Jean Dalrymple of Waynesburg.

She was predeceased by her siblings, Charles and Edward Roupe, Florence Jenkins, Ruth Strawn, Paul Thomas Sr., Wayne, Glenn, Donald, and Mary Thomas, Nora Lohr, Erma Phillips, and Wilda Leichliter.

  • FAMILY

  • Glenn R. Tennant Sr., Husband
  • George Thomas, Father
  • Bessie Courtwright Thomas, Mother
  • Glenn R. Tennant Jr., Son
  • Richard D. Tennant, Son
  • Rita Balaban, Daughter
  • Shirley Tennant, Daughter-in-law
  • Michael Tennant, Grandson
  • MIchelle Rolfe, Granddaughter
  • Melissa Peterson, Granddaughter
  • Marla Perseco, Granddaughter
  • Glenn Edward Balaban, Grandson
  • Thomas Andrew Balaban, Grandson
  • Brian Richard Tennant, Grandson
  • Carrie Ann Tennant, Granddaughter
  • Tammy Coles, Step-granddaughter
  • Kim Burrows, Step-granddaughter
  • Sheila Plavic, Step-granddaughter
  • Emma Jean Dalrymple, Sister
  • Allso surviving are 22 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren.3

    She was predeceased by her siblings, Charles and Edward Roupe, Florence Jenkins, Ruth Strawn, Paul Thomas Sr., Wayne, Glenn, Donald, and Mary Thomas, Nora Lohr, Erma Phillips, and Wilda Leichliter.

Services

  • Private Services
REMEMBERING

Freda K. Tennant

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Courtney & Alissa Strope

January 16, 2019

Nan was a very special lady and she will never be forgotten. Sending love & prayers to the family

Rodney & Anna Thralls

January 16, 2019

We are so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all of you.