Fannie Estella (DeVaughn) Flye 88, passed away at the United Regional Hospital,
Wichita Falls, Texas, April 17, 2019. Fannie was born February 12, 1931 in Seymour,
Texas. She was the daughter of the late Clarence DeVaughn Sr. and Pearlie Mae DeVaughn.
Fannie graduated from Booker T. Washington High School she was a member of the Drill
Team. Fannie and Roosevelt married in January 17, 1947, out of this union there were four
She became a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church when her family moved here from
Seymour, Texas. She was a member of the Senior Choir, Vice President of the Hopewell
Circle for several years, a member of Mission II, she was a faithful member of the Sunday
School. She taught the Kindergarten Class for several years, and she was a Fitness
Instructor at the church gym.
Fannie was very active in the community, and a member of the EVP Federated Women
Club, where she served in many different offices, and she was a member of the AARP.
Fannie was preceded in death by her parents; husband Roosevelt Flye Sr; four siblings,
Clarence DeVaughn Jr., Lela Mae Meyi, Herman DeVaughn, and Arthur (A.T.) DeVaughn; and
great granddaughter Joslyn Dailey.
Cherishing her memories, four children; Gloria Floyd (Talmadge), Roosevelt Flye Jr.
(Ramona), Cynthia Howard (Jerome), and Pearlie Farley (Arden), nine grandchildren, a
host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends.
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