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Virginia Elaine Tennie

June 23, 1952 - October 01, 2020

Obituary for Virginia Elaine Tennie

With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of Virginia Elaine Tennie on October 1st, 2020.

The funeral service will be October 7th, 2020 at 1:00 PM at St. Smyrna Baptist Church Newnan Ga.

Visitation will be October 6th, from 6 to 8 PM at Sewell Mortuary.

Queen Virginia Elaine Tennie was born to the late Mr. & Mrs. Emory Lee & LaMartha (Colton)
Tennie.
She was preceded in death by her Baby Girl, Tritia Karene “KAY” Graham. The Love of her Life Mr.
Jimmy Lee Graham.

Her Legacy is left to Cherish her two children Miss Tiffany D. Graham & Mr. Jimmy Antwon “Twon”
Graham & Miss Iris (Barron) Martinez. Her Grandchildren, Miss Tykea Poole, Mr. Antonio (Erica
Johnson) Graham, Miss Lamonica Lewis, Trikia. Mr. Desmond (Neisha) McClain, Mr. Ashton
Blackmon, Mr. Jimeer Graham, Miss Vivian Jackson, Miss Vivica Jackson. Her Precious Flowers, her
Great Grandchildren, Princess SeNiya, Princess Zyonna, Princess QuanTavia, Princess Tykayla,
Princess Giovannii, Master LeGend & Master Adam.
She Leaves a trail of Petals, Sister Martha Nell Zachery, & Brother Mr. Charles (Angela) Tennie.
Sisters By Marriage, Mrs. Jackie Tennie (Late Brother Mr. Willie James Tennie) & Mrs. Betty Ruth
Tennie (Late Brother Mr. Emory Lee Tennie Jr.)
Nieces & Nephews Mrs. Jackie (Buford) Newson & Family, Mrs. Linda Ruth (Ronald) Warner &
Family, Mrs. Roxanne (Glenn) Tuck & Family, Mrs. Shelisa (Tracy) Sinkfield & Family, Mrs. Shandria
(Emmanuel) Sanchez & Family, Mrs. LaKeisha (Kevin) Boston, Mrs. Charsea (Mike) Jones & Family,
Mrs. LaSandra (Micaiah )Raheem, Mrs. LeQuiche (Omar) Watson & Family, Mr. Willie Charles
Tennie, Mr. Victor Tennie, Mr. Richard Tennie, Mr. Darryl Tennie, Mr. Danny Robinson, Mr. Patrick
(Jennifer) Tennie, Mr. Derrick Newson, Mr. Leon (Aimee) Newson and a host of other Nieces &
Nephews.
Special & Dear to Her Heart, Daughters & Sons in Christ, Mrs. Lisha (Dave, GuiNu & Solomon)
Whatley of Alaska, Mrs. Jawarn (Maurice) Britt & Family, Miss Kowana Dozier, Mrs. Shay (Harvey)
Baker, Mr. Robert Poole of LaGrange GA. & Mr. Jonathan Lewis of Riverdale GA. Ms. Jackie Owens &
Family, Miss Shakeena Gray, Mrs. Metress (Gabby) Richardson & Family, Asia Henry, Mr. DRed (Fred
Colton Jr), Mr. Malcolm Poindexter, Jamia Blackmon, Quantez (Pooh Pooh) Dennis Jr., Keithan (KT)
Thomas, Darius Grant, Sheyonna Grant, Joshua McCree, Brandon McCree, Jessica McCree & A host
of others.
To Cherish Her Love & Memories, Dear Friends, Sisters & Brothers in Christ, Mr. Billy (Deborah) Gray
& Family, Mrs. Frances (Theodore) Amey & Family, Mrs. Michelle & Bobby Peck & Family, Ms. Hattie
Bailey & Family, Ms. Annie AJ Owens & Family, Dr. Barbara LeFranc, Apostle Sonnet Ford-Grant &
Family, Mr. Charles (GinLu) Hardaway & Family (Petula, Tammy, Debra & Bridgette) Mrs. Glynis
Tanner & Family, Tracy Hardaway & Family, Christopher TyTy Owens & Family, Sallie Larthridge &
Family, The Manor on Broad Ladies, Ms. Shirley Ellison, Ms. Rose Colbert, Ms. Mary Tillman, Ms.
Pearline McCrary & Family, Mr. Jerome Beedles & Family, Aliysa Boyd & Family, Anisa (Niecy) Boyd
& Family, Pastor Andre (Angela) Swanson & Family, Lesa Davison, Lawanda Conner, Attorney David
Lewis of Deming, Parker & Lewis Law Firm, Bridgette Corbin, Petrina Alexander & Mr. Mark
Blackmon.

The Blessings of her Church family, Rev. Jimerson & The Entire Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church
Family of Lutherville, GA. Rev Felton James & The Entire Friendship Baptist Church Family of
Newnan GA. All Members of The Early Morning Worship & Prayer Group.
Through her years of Serving & Laboring, Virginia was a committed God Fearing Woman. She began
giving of herself unselfishly to others as she obeyed the commandments of the Lord to go "Feed His
Sheep". In doing so, she began her journey as a Laborer and Servant while a Faithful and Dedicated
member of the Friendship Baptist Church of Newnan GA under the leadership of Pastor FeltonJames. Her Outreach to the Sick and Shut-in continued as she established her Non Profit
Organization, "Mother's Making A Difference". This was her way of giving more of herself
while helping other's who were beginning their call to the Ministry of the Gospel by Prayer
Breakfasts and Conferences designed to impart, share and give Love to and amongst All
people. During her early years of Service She was led to the Pinetree Park Baptist Church of
Riverdale GA. In her call to Minister, she journeyed on and was ordained by Bishop Charles
McCree at the Light of Faith Outreach Ministries Church of Jonesboro GA. She continued her
calling as she was led to The Divine Faith Outreach Ministries under the Leadership of
Apostle Sonnet Ford-Grant in Griffin GA. As she grew stronger in her calling and in her Faith,
she desired to go back " Home" where she would conclude her and finish her course of
Serving & Laboring at the Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church under the direction and
leadership of Rev. Jimerson.

Virginia was employed throughout her years at the Nylco Plant of Newnan GA, Owens
Corning of Fairburn GA, Bonanza Steakhouse of Newnan GA, Sprayberry's BBQ of Newnan
GA, Precious One Pre School of Union City GA, Helping Hands Day Care of Fairburn GA, Kay's
Take Out of Newnan GA, Target of Morrow GA, & JT's Wings and More of East Point GA.
She loved to give love and everyone that she met was sure to love her. Her most precious
Gift was that of Baking Cakes where she established her own Cake Business, Divine Cakes
and known to many as " The Cake Lady". As she has earned her Wings and Rejoicing in
Heaven, she has truly left footprints of Unconditional Love to All that she has Loved, Raised,
Supported & Nurtured. May she Rest In Heaven and continue to be an Angel to us All.

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Services

6
Oct

Visitation

06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Sewell Mortuary
220 Charlie Patterson Rd
Grantville, GA 30220
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7
Oct

Funeral Service

01:00 PM
St. Smyrna Baptist Church

Newnan, GA
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Condolences

Ms. Tiffany, the service for your mom was beautiful. It was a testament to how good of a life and person she was. Continued prayers to you, your family, and friends.
- Chanda White
Brightmoor Hospice extends its sincerest condolences to the family of Mrs. Virginia Beedles.
- Shannon Moore
We are missing our Prayer Time With Aunt GIN,-N-WISDOM
- Buford Newson
A love one loss can grieve the heart and make you long to see the future promise that Almighty God has provided through his Son Jesus Christ. Revelation 21:4, 5
- Ms Bea

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