Fannie Mae (Moss) Belton was born in Roda, Virginia to Mary & John Moss, Sr. on March 6, 1922. She was the elder of thirteen siblings. Fannie Mae Moss came to Boston at the age of 21 where she was introduced to Curtis Bobbie Belton.
Fannie received her Associates Degree from Swift Memorial College located in Rogersville, TN. She worked at several daycare centers before becoming employed at Associated Day Care Services until she retired July 24, 1987. Upon retirement she kept herself busy by volunteering and pursuing her club activities and other interests. She was a member of the Thrifty Art Club where she served as the President for many years, quilting baby blankets for children born with AIDS and other community activities the National Association of Colored Woman where she served as the Boston Chapter President for several years. She was affiliated with the Charliemae’s Education Services Roxbury Assault on literacy. She was also a Life member of the NAACP. Fannie also enjoyed the creative aspect of life. She attended ceramic classes weekly. She was well known for creating personalized piggy banks and other figurines. Reading was also one of her favorite past times.
Fannie enjoyed traveling with various clubs and family. As she started aging she needed assistance, two grandchildren, Abdul and Shawn escorted Nana to Washington, DC for the family reunion 2018. She enjoyed her adventure with her grandsons which she often would reminisce on. Sis. Fannie M. Belton was a faithful servant of Grant A.M.E. Church. She was a member of the Elsie T. Joseph Missionary Society, the usher board for 55 years and served at the President for 45 years and is an Honorary member. She served on the Trustee Board and the mother of the Youth Choir.
Preceding her is death is her husband, Curtis Bobbie Belton, 10 of her siblings John Lewis Moss, Clavon Moss, Ethel M Adams, Addie Lorena Risby, Hattie Mae Taylor, Bobbie Jean Davis, Robert Moss, John Moss, Jr., Willie James Moss and Kenneth Moss.
Celebrating her memories are two brothers, Eugene (Leona) Moss of St. Albans, West Virginia and Arthur (Helen) Moss of Cross Lane West Virginia. Celebrating her memories are her children Joyce C. Belton of Jamaica Plain, MA, Dorothy M. Belton of Panama City, FL, Charles L. Belton of Mashee, MA, Curtis B. Belton, Jr. of Az, Joann Wilburn of Quincy, MA and Erline Belton of Phoenix, AZ. Sixteen grandchildren and many nieces and nephews and a host of friends and family.
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