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Frances Cynthia Penn

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Frances Cynthia Penn stepped into glory and began sweet eternal rest in her heavenly home on Monday, December 31, 2018 at the age of 85. She was a native of New Orleans, LA and daughter of the late Samuel U. Penn, Sr. and Beatrice Scott Penn and sister of Catherine Williams, Marietta , GA, Samuel U. Penn, Jr. (Barbara), Benny H. Penn (Ruth), Letha E. Miller (Leon, Sr.), Patricia A. Pierre, Allen, TX, and Julia Q. Fields. Frances was a proud graduate of McDonough No. 35 High School in 1951 and thereafter attended Straight Business School in New Orleans. She worked diligently for several years as a librarian assistant at Nix Public Library of the New Orleans Public Library System and completed her career at the United Parcel Service (UPS) where she retired after 18 years. Preceding her in death one nephew Harold White, two brothers- in-law, Alton Fields and Melvin Pierre Sr., and one cousin, Robert Scott. She also leaves to cherish her memory two godchildren, Dr. Tanyanika Phillips, Burbank, CA and Anthony S. Penn, Jr., Houston, TX, a devoted nephew, Karl C. Fields, one uncle, Edward Scott, Sr. (Louise) and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and other relatives, friends and neighbors. Relatives, friends of the family, personnel of United Parcel Service, officers and members of Epiphany Missionary Baptist Church, and all neighboring churches are invited to attend funeral services at 10am on Friday, January 11, 2019 at D. W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Avenue, New Orleans, LA ., Rev. Richard Thompkins, Officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00am until 10:00 am. Interment: Mt Olivet Cemetery. Arrangements by D. W. Rhodes Funeral Home. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to share online condolences.
Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Jan. 8 to Jan. 11, 2019
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