Fannie E. Held
Fannie E. Held, 99, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 22, 2012. She was the wife of the late George F. Held, who passed away in 1992. They were married 41 years. The youngest of ten children, Fannie was born in Irdell County, NC, to Marcus M. and Hattie E. (Hudson) Harris. After graduating from high school, she attended bible college at Toccoa Falls, Georgia. God then called her to share the Messiah with people in Chicago. It was there she met her future husband, who was from Allentown, and they were married in 1950. She and her husband returned to the Lehigh Valley and did missionary work in Allentown and surrounding areas. Fannie attended many fundamental churches, especially Baptist. Sharing her wonderful Savior, Jesus Christ, with everyone she came in contact with was her desire. Survivors:
Nieces and nephews in North Carolina; many friends, in the Lehigh Valley, whom she considered family. Services:
10 a.m., Wednesday, in Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. 1335-37 W. Linden St. Call 9:30 until service time. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park. www.stephensfuneral.com
In lieu of flowers, to Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry, Inc. PO Box 908 Bellmawr, NJ 08099.