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Fannie Mae Rednower Anthony

June 7, 1940 ~ January 16, 2021 (age 80)







On January 16, 2021, the angels guided Fannie Mae Rednower Anthony, 80 yrs. old, to the pearly gates of heaven to meet her Lord and Savior.   Fannie Mae was a lifelong resident of Jasper, TN and was born on June 7, 1940 to her parents, Willard and Jessie Rednower.   She was married Oakley Anthony, Jr.  Fannie’s career was working as a textile mill worker at South Pittsburg Knitting Mills in South Pittsburg, TN.   She is of the Church of God Faith and a member of the Glover Hill Church of God in Jasper, TN.


Fannie Mae adored her children however her fondest love was for her Lord, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  In her pastime she enjoyed crocheting, spending time in the outside beauty that God created and taking special care of her flowers.


She is preceded in death by her parents, Willard F. Rednower and Jessie Mae Beene Rednower; son, Edward Anthony; brothers, Paul Rednower and Johnny Rednower; father- in- law, Oakley Anthony, Sr.; mother –in- law, Lola Anthony; brothers- in -law, James Anthony and John Anthony; and sisters-in-law, Edna Jo Anthony and Blanche Anthony.


Fannie Mae leaves her memories to her husband of 60 years, Oakley Anthony, Jr.; daughter, Lisa (Jeff) Freeman; brother, James (Norma) Rednower; sister, Lora Bryson; brother-in-law, Hylos Anthony; grandchildren, Melinda (Mitch) Willis, Jeremy (Jessie) Pass, Kimber (Jesse) Perry, Thomas (Dorisetta) Freeman; nine great-grandchildren along with several nieces, nephews and cherished friends.


The family will have visitation on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm CT at Tate Funeral Home in Jasper, TN.    Due to the CDC requirements, mask will be mandatory and social distancing will be followed.


The graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm CT at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens in Jasper, TN with Reverend's Aaron and Angela Evans officiating.


Funeral arrangements entrusted to Tate Funeral Home, LLC, 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, TN  37347, 423-942-9500.Condolences may be sent to the family at www.tatefh.com


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January 19, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Graveside Service
January 20, 2021

2:00 PM
Sequatchie Valley Memorial Garden Cemetery

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