Obituary: Earnice Fletcher

The youngest of five children, Earnice was born into the union of her parents Dan Fletcher Sr. and Mozelle Harrison Fletcher (deceased) in Timpson Texas. She received Christ as a young child at Wallace Chapel Church in Timpson Texas.

 

Upon graduation from Timpson Colored High School, Earnice attended Texas Southern

University where she received her bachelor’s degree in political science. Remembering her upbringing in Christ, she became a member of Rose of Sharon Baptist Church where she was a servant for many years. She served as Sunday School Teacher, a member of the Board of Directors, worked in the Finance Department, and was a devoted member to her Church and her calling in Christ.

 

Earnice’s passion was researching the family genealogy. She was an active member of the

Afro-American Historical Genealogical Society, Inc. and she spent many years researching her family genealogy before she became ill. Earnice was turning her lifelong work into a book to be passed down from generation to generation.

 

She is preceded in death by three brothers and one sister: Joe Watts, Willie Watts, Dan Fletcher Jr., and Bobbie Harrison Driver.

 

Survived by her daughter Shaunda Fletcher Pittman, one granddaughter Christina Driver,

sister-in-law Rosa Watts of Oakland California, eleven nieces and nephews, and a host of great nieces and nephews and great great nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who loved her.

 

Employment:

Harris County District Clerk

Joseph Mason, CPA

Hattie Shannon, Attorney

Harris County Tax office

 

Community Involvement:

Afro-American Historical Genealogical Society, Inc.

Historian-Timpson North High School

Vice President-Houston Chapter of Timpson

North High School