Obituary for Frances Elizabeth Tinnell

    • Name: Frances Elizabeth Tinnell
    • Home Town: Shallotte, NC
    • Date of Death: 03/03/2019
    • Birth Place: Washington, DC
    • Birth Date: 04/17/1928
    • Service Date: 03/11/2019 at 10:00 AM
    • Service Place: St. Brendan, The Navigator Catholic Church
    • Interment: St. Brendan Columbarium

    Frances Elizabeth Tinnell, 90, of Shallotte, NC died March 3, 2019.

    She was born in Washington, DC on April 17, 1928, a daughter of the late Timothy A. Fitzgerald and Gertrude McMahon Fitzgerald. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry L. Tinnell and daughter, Theresa Bobbitt.

    Surviving are daughters, Rita Bannister, Shallotte, NC, Carol Cahill, Bluffton, SC, Kathleen Roberts, Concord, NC, and Susan Jackson, Richmond, VA; eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

    A Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 11, 2019 in St. Brendan, The Navigator Catholic Church. Inurnment will follow in the church columbarium.

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