Fannie Mae O’Neal transcended to be with the Lord on Monday, May 31, 2021.\n\n \n\nFannie was born on December 20, 1931, to Solomon Thomas and Rebecca Jones in Albany, Georgia. After graduating from Monroe High School, she later achieved her dream of opening her own beauty shop.\n\n \n\nShe moved to Washington D.C. where she began working for General Services Administration. She later became a member of The Church of the Redeemer (DC-USA).\n\n \n\nFannie was a devoted mother to her seven children. She loved spending time with them and her grandchildren. She loved to cook, an expert in southern soul food and always kept an open door. Cooking, dining out and feeding others was her passion.\n\n \n\nFannie was outgoing and loved to play Bid Whist and Spades. She was a die-hard Redskins fan. She could be heard yelling and cheering during the game! She loved listening to Anthony Hamilton and would say, “That short man know he can sing!” But on Sunday morning she can be found eating her breakfast and playing the Lord’s Prayer sung by Jeff Major over and over. She will be remembered for her laughter, her fire, her generosity, her soul and most importantly, her love.\n\n \n\nFannie was preceded in death by her father – Solomon Thomas, mother – Rebecca Jones, Devoted Stepfather – Curtis Jones, brothers – Johnny and Eddie Thomas, Sons – Toeran Edon Sr. and Perry Edon Sr., God-daughter Rose Cooper and close friend Beatrice Williams.\n\n \n\nShe leaves to cherish her memory… her children – Alvin Edon Sr., Taronette Edon-James (Donald James), Lafaye O’Neal (Derrec Croom), Andrea O’Neal and Ricardo O’Neal, loving God-daughter – Juan Lassiter, a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends who loved her dearly.