OBITUARY

Brazzena Tennessee

September 25, 1940September 18, 2020

Brazzena Banks was born September 25, 1940 to the union of William Banks and Mary Lou Evans in Waterproof, LA. She accepted Christ at an early age under the leadership of Rev. Sam Williams at the Springfield Baptist Church in Loamland, LA. In 1969, she moved to Texas and united with the Morning Star Missionary Baptist in Grand Prairie, TX. She served as a faithful member of the Usher Board until her death.

Brazzena Banks was married in holy matrimony to Mr. Mark Tennessee, Jr. on July 4, 1964 in Waterproof, LA. Their union was blessed with four children.

Employed by The Greenhouse as an assistant housekeeper for 25 years. In her leisure she enjoyed, church activities, serving the Lord, and spending time with family.

On Friday night September 18, 2020 at Medical Center of Arlington, TX; she took wings and flew away to rest forevermore.

She was preceded in death by husband, Mark Tennessee, Jr.; her uncle Collis Gardner; her mother Mary Lou Lee; her aunt Mildred Love; her sister Ethel Willis; and her daughter Veronda Tennessee.

She leaves to cherish her precious memories two sons, Samuel Banks of Fort Worth, TX; Michael Banks of Grand Prairie, TX; one daughter, Evelyn Tennessee of Grand Prairie, TX; four sisters Geraldine Johnson and Edna Johnson of Fort Worth, TX; Gloria McKinize and Diane Lee of Arlington, TX; four grandchildren, Krystle Tennessee, Deonta Tennessee, Markavius Banks, and Tiffany Rogers; three great-grandchildren, Zachary Rogers, Kourtney Marshall, and Maxwell Rogers; three God-Children, Quentin Barclay, Azari Lang, and Jalen Davis; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, September 25, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, September 26, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Monday, September 28, 2020

Memories

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Gildred Barber

September 28, 2020

Rest Peacefully

Missy Adams

September 26, 2020

Praying for Ms Braz family. From the Adams Family our deepest condolences 💐 .

LaTasha Green

September 26, 2020

Awww Brad you will be missed!!! I will miss you standing in the yard when I pull up at Granny's and hear you say. Girlll you look like Gene Dixon. Love you Rest in Peace.

Lora Nute-Blackshear

September 26, 2020

Our condolences to the family of Sister Tennessee. May God give you comfort and strength during the loss of our precious angel. May you Rest In Peace. The Nute Family.

Lillian Sloan

September 25, 2020

My deepest condolences & prayers to the family.

Helen Lindley

September 25, 2020

Going to miss you Mama. I will keep Ray and Roosevelt on their best behavior.

Barbara Wright

September 24, 2020

Condolences to the family. Sister Tennessee will be missed dearly. Such a gentle spirit woman of God.

Steve Hunter

September 23, 2020

My thoughts and prayers are with Evelyn and her entire family during this difficult time. Nothing hurts more than the loss of a loved one but may God grant you all grace and strength. Cherish the good memories!!

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