Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Forget Me Not: C. J. Fortenberry, 1936, MS

Calvin Jefferson Fortenberry

22 June 1865 MS – July 1936 MS
Son of George Washington Fortenberry & Emily Pittman
Husband of Lucy Stogner

My 2nd Cousin, 3x removed

Tylertown – July 15 – Funeral services for C. Jeff Fortenberry were held from the family residence by Rev. W. R. Cooper of the Tylertown Baptist Church. 

Mr. Fortenberry, who was 71 years old, ws living in Walker’s Bridge community at the time of his death.

Following the services at the family residence interment took place in the New Zion cemetery. Mr. Fortenberry having been a resident of that community for many years prior to moving to Walker’s Bridge.

He is survived by three sons, Bill, Carl L. and Tillie F. Fortenberry, and one daughter, Mrs. Lily Estess. HE is also survived by one sister, Mrs. W. D. Brumfield, and five brothers, Monroe, Charlie, Mack, Columbus and Ed Fortenberry.

C. J. Fortenberry. (Jackson, MS: Clarion-Ledger, 16 Jul 1936) 6; digital image, Newspapers.com: accessed June 2020. 

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