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Corporation executive

Tessie Hand Fuqua, American corporation executive. Recipient Achievement award, State of Alabama, 1968.

Background

Fuqua, Tessie Hand was born on July 25, 1938 in Oakland, California, United States. Daughter of Clyde Vincent and Johnsey Juanita (Lee) Hand.

Education

Student, Public Schools, California. Student, Public Schools, Alabama.

Career

Executive secretary Fort McClennan, Anniston, Alabama, 1973—1976. Co-owner, co-operator Holland Tire & Service, 1976—1979. Sales associate Harris-McKay Real Estate, 1978—1981.

Department head Hudson's Department Store, 1979—1981. Senior clerk material control department Federal Maritime Commission Corporation, since 1981.

Politics

It is in God’s power to prompt the hearts and minds of political authorities to His purposes and furnish wisdom and guidance in their decisions.

Views

The word of God can be discovered only through the Bible.

Membership

Chairman North Talladega Cancer Crusade, Alabama, 1962. Prayer chairman Women's Missionary Union, Talladega, 1964, circuit pres, 1965—1967. President Talladega Federated Garden Clubs, 1965, Talladega County History Society, Alabama, 1973—1974, secretary, 1964—1973.

Past member Alabama Real Estate Commission. Member of Alabama History Association, Pilot Club (Talladega) (secretary 1960-1962).

Connections

Married Clyde Olan Watts, July 20, 1958 (divorced April 1973). Children: Tessie Lauretta, Clyde Olan II, Kelly Elizabeth, Scarlett Juanita, Rachael Abigail. Married James Kenneth Fuqua, August 31, 1984.

father:
Clyde Vincent Hand

mother:
Johnsey Juanita (Lee) Hand

spouses:
Clyde Olan Watts

James Kenneth Fuqua

children:
Rachael Abigail Fuqua

Kelly Elizabeth Fuqua

Tessie Lauretta Fuqua

Clyde Olan II Fuqua

Scarlett Juanita Fuqua