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Services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the New Bethel Baptist Church for Mrs. Fannie Bell Williams, 80, of Cleveland, formerly of Youngstown, who entered eternal rest on Tuesday, August 7, 2018.
Mrs. Williams was born October 17, 1937 in Limestone, Alabama, a daughter of Shead Sr. and Ida Bell Peebles Hobbs. A loving homemaker, Fannie was a former member of Triedstone Missionary Baptist Church where she served on the Usher Ministry; and presently a member of the New Bethel Baptist Church.
Fannie leaves to mourn her passing, but to rejoice in her peace, two daughters, Shirley (Gus) Murckson of Austintown an Ruby (Wayne) Hobbs-Johnson of Cleveland; four sisters, Birdie Woods and Jennie Powell both of Madison, Alabama, and Bobbie Dean and Margaret Nelson both of Huntsville, Alabama; two grandsons, Brandon Murckson and Brian (Rachel) Murckson; a great granddaughter, Kristen Murckson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leroy, whom she married in 1975 and who passed away May 11, 1996; six brothers, Shead Jr., Amos, Jeremiah, Elijah, Albert, John Henry, James and Mose Hobbs; three sisters, Mary Frances Hobbs, Mahalia Cosby and Addie Rodgers.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church. Arrangements entrusted to the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.