On June 24, 2011, Lillie Mae Tatum Wrenn was surrounded by her family as God called her home so she can do her next assignment. Lillie Mae was born on March 28, 1923 to Virgil and Annie Bell Hair Tatum in Fairfield, Texas. She was the last sibling of the Tatum 10 to cross over to Glory. Lillie Mae married to the late Hezekiah (H.K.) Wrenn, Sr. and in that union, five children were born. She accepted Jesus Christ at an early age and was a former member of First Union Baptist Church. She later attended Mt Pilgrim Baptist Church with her family and was a member of the Heroines of Jericho Sarah’s Court. Lillie Mae was an excellent cook and was well known for her homemade biscuits. She had a love for fishing and also had a servant’s heart, who was always willing to help people no matter what walk of life they came from.
She was preceded in death by her husband, son, Hezekiah Wrenn, Jr.; daughter, Wilma McNeese; parents, sisters and brothers. She leaves to cherish memories, her children: Lauressa Joe, Frankie Smith, Minister Isaac Wrenn (Penny), Harold Jones, Beverly Wrenn, Greg Austin, Kenneth Austin, and John Woodard; 21 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 2 great great-grandchildren; special niece: Comelio Wrenn; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, July 1st from 5-6:30pm, followed by a wake at 6:30 pm at the chapel of Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary. Homegoing celebration will be held Saturday, July 2, 2011, at 10:00 am at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, 3215 Broadway, Pastor Lorenzo Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery.
Special thanks to Pastor Lorenzo Williams and the Mt. Pilgrim Family, God's Kingdom and Restoration, TDCJ, 54th St. Gang, Teas Home Health Hospice, Margaret Shubya, and a special thanks to Precious Wrenn and all of our family and friends.