Feb 21, 2013
Feb. 21, 2013
Kenneth Frerichs, 84, of Coker Creek, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at his residence.
He was a member of Shenandoah Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his mother, Etna Frerichs; two sisters, Betty Norman and Myrle Laybourne; and one son-in-law, John Ross. He was the owner of Kenneth Frerichs and Son Contractors and was well-known for the hundreds of homes he built in the McMinn and Monroe county areas.
Survivors include his wife, Connie Frerichs of Coker Creek; one son and daughter-in-law, Labron and Robin Frerichs of Benton; two daughters and one son-in-law, Melissa Ross of Cleveland, and Deneen and Barry Walden of Niota; grandchildren, Monnica, Colby, Isaac and Rory Frerichs and Luke and Isaiah Walden; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Myers Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Grubbs and Pastor Brent Coley officiating. Burial will follow in Ironsburg Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Colby Frerichs, Rory Frerichs, Isaac Frerichs, Luke Walden, Isaiah Walden, Barry Walden and Billy Brown.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Myers Funeral Home of Tellico Plains is in charge of arrangements.