Freda Belshe

Obituary of Freda Lorraine Belshe

Freda Lorraine Belshe, daughter of Ray Boren and Ada (Jones) Boren, was born November 8, 1937 in St. James Mo, and passed away April 10, 2021 at the Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston, Mo. Freda, a lifelong resident of Licking, graduated from Licking High School where she excelled in volleyball. Freda was saved and baptized at an early age and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Licking. Freda married Jim Davis and to this union two children were born: Jimmy Ray Davis and Diana Kay Davis. She later married Dean Belshe who survives of the home. Dean and Freda enjoyed 47 years together before her passing. Freda was preceeded in death by her parents, Ray and Ada (Dode) Boren and her son Jimmy Ray Davis. Surviving are her daughter Diana Davis Blackburn (Denny) of Houston; Step daughters, Susan Skyles (Steve) of Cabool and Leslie Peede of Houston; Grandchildren Jessica Davis (Raymond), Jason Davis (Leslyann), Dustin Blackburn (Lori), Adam Skyles (Tonya), Caleb Skyles, John Skyles, Kyla Bever (Tadd), Devin Willson and Laken Peede. Great -grandchildren, Maggie Babayco, Charlcia Maegden, Easton Davis, Wyatt Davis, Owen Davis, Steven Skyles, Lindsey Skyles and Benjamin Skyles. Freda retired after nearly 30 years as a Nutrition Education Assistant for Mo University Extension in Texas County. She loved the job and made many friends along the way. Freda had a great love for animals and had many pets who lived long lives because of her care. Her pet dog and constant companion, Foxy Lady (15yr) and Pokey the river turtle (58yr) attests to this care. Freda's joy in life were her children, grandchildren and her great-grandchildren. She was so proud of each one of them and loved them to no end. Pallbearers were Jason Davis, Dustin Blackburn, Devin Willson, Jon Skyles, Caleb Skyles, Raymond Maegden. Services are to be held at the Fox Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 with visitation beginning at 11:00 AM and services at 2:00 PM. Burial will follow in Licking Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity in memory of Freda. Online condolences may be made to www.foxfh.net. Arrangements entrusted to Fox Funeral Home.
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Tuesday
13
April

Visitation

11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Fox Chapel
128 S Main St
Licking, Missouri, United States
573-674-2293
Tuesday
13
April

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Fox Chapel
128 S Main St
Licking, Missouri, United States
573-674-2293
Tuesday
13
April

Committal Service

3:00 pm
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Licking Cemetery
Main St & Hwy 63
Licking, Missouri, United States
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