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Fannie Marie Tell

July 15, 1952 ~ June 9, 2020 (age 67)

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Fannie Marie Tell was born July 15, 1952 to the late Mr. Edward Tell and late Fannie Marie Christian in Birmingham, Alabama. She confessed Christ at an early age and united with Mount
Hebron Baptist Church, Acipco under the leadership of Rev. J.W. Croom, Sr.

She graduated from George Washington Carver High School. 

She was affectionately known as “Chubby Chu” by many. She was the joy and life of any party. No one in the world could say, “Listen” like she could.

On Tuesday June 9, 2020, God called her home to rest from her earthly journey.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Charles and Bruce Townes; sisters Earlie Jennings, Barbara Tell Lewis, Yolanda D. Newman, and Linda Burrell; brothers-in-law Reginald E.
Hasberry and Hugh R. Lewis.

She leaves to cherish her memories: a loving daughter Tyeasha Tell; two sons Marlon and Jerome Tell; grandchildren, Jermishia Carter, Cornelius Carter, Marlon Jerome Tell, Kenya
Kennedy, Jorja Mallory, Jaquon Myers; great-grandson, Karyeon Myers; step-mother, Minnie Tell; brothers Frank (Mildred) Walker of Browns, AL and Marvin Shine; sisters, Rosa (Mickey)
Riley, Ronda Hasberry, Tonja (Morris) Calvin, Katrina (Joseph) Stewart, Geraldine Hampton, Ponnie Sue Tell, Angie Jenkins of Baltimore, MD, Edwina Tell of Cleveland, OH;
brothers-in-law, Rayburn Newman and Robert Burrell; aunts, Clara Ware and Aurelia Tell; special nieces and nephews, Pamela (Michael) Browning and Reginald (Fadra) Lewis, special
great-nephews and niece, Michael and Brandon Browning and Makhala Lewis; special great great-niece, Ta’Miyah Browning and a host of many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 19, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dante Jelks Funeral Home LLC.
4904 1st Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35222

Graveside Service
Saturday
June 20, 2020

11:00 AM
Oakland Cemetery
1140 Warrior Rd
Birmingham, AL 35218

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