Fannie Dykes, 73, longtime Rockaway resident, died May 4.
Dykes was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina on June 23, 1935.
Dykes is preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Carie Dykes; daughter, Sonia Knight; brothers, Jim and Lee; three sisters, Marion, Mattie and Annie.
She is survived by her sister, Conila, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and other relatives.
Funeral arrangements and memorial service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment was at Forest Park Cemetery, Morganville, New Jersey.