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Melvin Brandon "Brando" Fennell, 25, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, July 4, 2011, in a local hospital.He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ruby Mae Fennell, John and Edna Davis; aunt, Johnnie Mae Davis; uncles, Thomas Neal Davis and Robert Montgomery.Survivors: companion, Brenda "Sharda" Stoudemire; sons, Brandon, Braylin, Brushard and Brion Fennell; daughter, Braniyah "Pretty" Fennell; mother, Gilda Fennell; father, Melvin (Linda) Davis, all of Chattanooga; brothers, Calvin Hall, of Chicago, Ill., and Chadwick Mikes, of Chattanooga; sister, LeShun (Reginald) Garrett, of Chattanooga; uncles, James (Annette) Mathis, Anthony (Sharon) Davis, Clifford Davis, Eddie Davis, all of Chattanooga and Anthony Fennell, of Rome, Ga.; aunts, Hattie (Mike) Lawrence, of Rossville, Hilda Fennell, of Rome, Ga., Bettye (Johnny) Gordon, of Commerce, Ga., and Lillian Billups, of Chattanooga; great-uncle, Leland Montgomery, of Rome, Ga.; great-aunts, Lillie Gibson and Elouise Harden both of Rome, Ga.; several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Minister Novella Miller officiating and Pastor Harold K. Lester as the eulogist.Burial: Highland Memorial Gardens.Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.