Thabit E. Jelani

Thabit E. Jelani
Virginia Beach - Thabit E. Jelani passed away in peace at the age of 63 on Wednesday, August 14, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife, Jacqueline Jelani; son, Byron Jelani; daughter, Naya Jelani Parker (Terrell); seven grandchildren, stepmother Iris Marie Jennings; aunts, Mary Green, Olivia Jennings, Amy Jennings, and Hazel Jennings; brothers, Elder Robert Jennings, Nelson Jennings, Elder Ray Jennings (Deborah), Dr. Keith Jennings, Darryl Jennings (Debra), and Carl Joyner; sisters, Angelia J. Johnson (Carl), Bonnie J. Turner, Paula Jennings, and Romeka Clark. He is preceded in death by his father Elder Thomas Jennings Sr., mother Jean Juanita Nixon Jennings; sister, Juanita Dognia and brother, Darnell Jennings.
The celebration of his life will be held, 11 a.m., Friday, August 23, at New Light Baptist Church, 2418 Cedar Rd. Chesapeake, Va. 23323, Pastor Darryl McClury; Officiating. Professional services are entrusted to Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Avenue. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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Published in The Virginian Pilot on Aug. 21, 2013