Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Forget Me Not: Luke T. Fortenberry, 1931 MS

Luke T. Fortenberry
4 August 1859 MS – 10 April 1931 MS

Son of Burrell Taylor Fortenberry & Eliza Jane Ellzey
Husband of Letta J.

Father of:
Leta T. Fortenberry
Allie (Fortenberry) Ginn
Carrie (Fortenberry) Dykes
William Dort Fortenberry

Prominent Walthall Farmer Laid to Rest.

Tylertown, April 12 – Luke T. Fortenberry, 72 years old, died at his home eight miles southwest of here Friday morning, April 10, after an illness extending over several weeks.

Mr. Fortenberry is oone of the county’s most prominent farmers and one of the best known citizens. He leaves his wife, one son, J. Dort Fortenberry, and three daughters, Mrs. Allie Ginn, Mrs. Carrie Dykes, and Miss L. T. Fortenberry.

Source: Prominent Walthall Farmer Laid to Rest.{Jackson, MS: Clarion Ledger, 13 Apr 1931) 9; digital image, Newspapers.com: accessed May 2020.

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