Monday, August 31, 2020
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Saturday, August 22, 2020
My 5th Great Uncle
Daughter of Samuel Camp & Mary Banks
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Jim Finely Fortenberry
1895 – 1949 MS
Son of Isaac Edward Fortenberry & Sabra A. Daniel
World War II Veteran
Monticello – Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at Hepzibah Baptist church near this place for J. F. Fortenberry, 53, member of a widely known South Mississippi family who died in Jackson in the Veteran’s Hospital following an illness of some weeks. Dr. W. L. Holcomb of Jackson and the Rev. J. Smith, pastor of the Hepzibah church, had part in the services.
Mr. Fortenberry, a veteran of World War Two, was buried with military ceremonies conducted by the Jefferson Davis American Legion Post. He was buried in the Hepzibah church cemetery. He lived near Prentiss.
He leaves behind his wife, three children; his mother, Mrs. Saby Fortenberry, Monticello; Henry Fortenberry, Louisiana; Willie, Cleve, Sedgie, Zerbie and Solon Fortenberry, all of Jefferson Davis county; one sister, Mrs. Alma Taylor, with other relatives.
Source: J. F. Fortenberry. (Jackson, MS: Clarion – Ledger, 23 Jan 1949) 12; digital image, Newspapers.com: accessed June 2020).
Friday, August 14, 2020
My 4thgreat aunt & uncle
Sunday, August 9, 2020
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Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Sunday, August 2, 2020
[Note: On his book he spelled his name 'Fortinberry' but his obituary spelled it 'Fortenberry' as most of the family does.]