The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, August 26, 2016 at Jehovah Baptist Church, 201 Chatman Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia, where Reverend Glenn Bryant is pastor. Bishop James Lundy, pastor of Tabernacle Holiness Church, Ellaville, Georgia will officiate. Burial follow at the Oglethorpe City Cemetery, Oglethorpe Georgia.
The late John Henry and Mae Willie Walker welcomed their beautiful baby girl on May 21, 1947, in Schley County Georgia. Fannie Jewell, sometimes called, was known for her loving demeanor, spiritual character and warm compassion for others. She graduated from the Schley County School System and later went on to Moultrie Vocational School of Nursing where she received her LPN license.
She is survived by her faithful and dedicated husband of 21 years, William Brown, who brought a new love and excitement to her life, and her six children, whom she loved dearly, Clinton Aldridge, Jr. (Patsy), Timothy Aldridge, Tara A. Ross, Joe Edward Aldridge (Tisha), Terry Brown and Thyron Taylor both of Lake City, Florida. She had 12 grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.
Her siblings are Ruby Nell Hart, Atlanta, Georgia; Brenda W. King (Eugene), Ellaville, Georgia; Mattie W. Hadley, Montezuma, Georgia; Gladys W. Calloway, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Elizabeth W. Murray (Rickey) Decatur, Georgia; Lavolia W. Hayes, Albany, Georgia; Eddie Walker (Verna), Marshallville, Georgia; Gloria W. Lumpkin (Willie), Oglethorpe, Georgia; Doris W. Pugh (Indavis), Montgomery, Alabama; and Charles H. Walker, Oglethorpe, Georgia; aunts and uncles, Earnestine Frazier, Ellaville, Georgia; Helen Hart, Ellaville, Georgia; Elder Henry Terry (Julia), Decatur, Georgia; Elder Willie Clyde Terry (Renai), East Point, Georgia; Mary Washington, Louisville, Kentucky; and Burla Mae Terry, Atlanta, Georgia; along with many other relatives and friends who loved her dearly.
She was a faithful and trusted member of Springhill Missionary Baptist Church in Americus, Georgia. She faithfully served as a missionary. Fannie served as Co-founder in 2003 of the Bread of Life Soup Kitchen with Karen Hatten where she served on the Board of Directors up until her passing. She worked as a LPN for more than 35 years. She had devoted caregivers, Pastor Derita Solomon and Karen Hatten, and devoted friend, Pastor Oneita McDonald.