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Fannye Washington Jelks

February 11, 1945 May 19, 2019
Fannye Washington Jelks
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Obituary for Fannye Washington Jelks

Fannye Washington Jelks was born February 11, 1945, in Robinsonville, Mississippi to the late Walter Washing and Frannie Greer Washington. She
confessed her faith in Christ at an early age at Truevine Missionary Baptist Church in Helen, Arkansas. She was a part of the graduating class of 1965 from Eliza
Miller High School. She later moved to Chicago, Illinois and attended International Data Processing Institute. She received her diploma in accounting in 1967 and
joined the United States Postal Service where she retired in 1992.
Her hobbies in life included reading, cooking, sitting on the river.
Fannye Jelks departed this life on May 19, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital.
Fannye Lee Jelks was united in Holy Matrimony to her ex-husband Mr. Bruce Jelks on February 28, 1976.
She was preceded in death by six brothers; Murry Washington, LeRoy Washington, Willie C. Washington, Albert Washington, Walter Washington, Jr., and one halfsister,
Florence Butler Washington.
Fannye leaves to cherish her memories two sisters, Geraldine Washington of Memphis, Tennessee and Geneva Clay Washington of St. Louis, Missouri, one halfsister,
Bernyce Rivers Washington of Milwaukee, one step-sister, Lillie Howard of Memphis, Tennessee and one brother, George Washington (Gardina) of St. Louis
and her niece and caretaker, Theresa Hill of Memphis, Tennessee.


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11:00 AM 6/1/2019 11:00:00 AM - 11:55 AM 6/1/2019 11:55:00 AM
Harrison's Memorial Chapel, Inc.

3320 Millbranch Rd
Memphis, TN 38116-3624

Harrison's Memorial Chapel, Inc.
3320 Millbranch Rd Memphis 38116-3624 TN
United States

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Jun

12:00 PM 6/1/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 6/1/2019 1:00:00 PM
Harrison's Memorial Chapel, Inc.

3320 Millbranch Rd
Memphis, TN 38116-3624

Harrison's Memorial Chapel, Inc.
3320 Millbranch Rd Memphis 38116-3624 TN
United States
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