Fannie Lyke, 78 was born Feb. 9, 1944, in Ruleville Mississippi, the daughter of the late Anderson and Maggie Thomas and the
sister of Lillie, John, Shelley and Leonard. She met and married Paul Lyke in 1972. They were married for 35 years before he preceded
in passing in 2008. She departed this earthly life at 6:32p.m. Tuesday, January 31, 2023 in Peoria, Arizona at Senita Ridge Assisted Living. She was a strong woman who worked many years to provide for her family. Fannie was one of Jehovah's Witnesses. She assisted many in dedicating their lives to Jehovah. She enjoyed
spending time at home with her husband and children. She leaves to mourn sons, Michael (Tianda), Paul(Tanya), Kenneth(Katie),
Phillip(Tammy); along with a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Interment will be at Arlington Cemetery in Rockford, Illinois.