Lavye Walker Fann, age 83, of Wartrace, passed away, surrounded by her family on Friday afternoon, November 18, 2022 at Celebration Way in Shelbyville. Mrs. Fann was the daughter of the late Audry and Elizabeth Chilton Walker.
She is survived by her husband, Dorris Brandon Fann; daughters, Kay Fann Young and husband Dennis and Gwendolyn Fay Fann Patterson; son, John Brandon Fann and his wife Mendy; grandchildren, Dennis Young, Jr, Regan Young Rooks and her husband Todd; Summers Danielle Downing and her husband Devin; Shelbie Taylor Fann, Lyla Jo Fann, John Brandon Fann, II, Whitney Mae Fann and Chloe Grace Fann; and 8 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters, Jennie Bomar, Bessie King, and Elaine Overall; sisters in law Wilma Haynes and Linda Fann; brother-in-law Morris Fann; and brother- and sister-in -law Bill and Fay Fann; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by sisters Vera Lee Walker Drinnon, Sara Walker Rose, Rebecca Walker Swing and Mary Louise Walker and brothers, John Audry Walker, and Joe Boyd Walker.
She loved family with all her heart, was a member of Wartrace Baptist Church for most of her life, an active Auxiliary member of the Gideons International, and retired from Kroger, after 31 years of service.
Services to celebrate Mrs. Fann will be at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at Roselawn Funeral Home in Murfreesboro with Pastor Jimmy Gray officiating. Placement will follow in the Mausoleum at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m.
Memorial donations may be given to The Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org or Gideons International, www.gideons.org.