Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Forget Me Not: Burrell Sheldon Fortenberry, 1951 MS

This gentleman was born in Pike County, MS and later lived in Georgia. His obituary lists his siblings but does not name his wife or children.
Do you know their names?

Burrell Sheldon Fortenberry

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27 June 1890 MS – 10 Jan 1951 MS

Forget Me Not

Sheldon Fortenberry, Native of Progress, Expires in Georgia

Pike County friends and relatives received with regret news of the death in McDonough, Ga., of Sheldon Fortenberry on January 10. Funeral services were held there with burial in the McDonough cemetery.

The deceased was a native of the Progress Community, a son of W. Jack Fortenberry. In recent years he had operated factories in Atlanta and McDonough for the manufacture of gin saw filing equipment. Last August he suffered a heart attack and never fully recovered.

He is survived by his wife, two sons and three daughters: also three brothers and two sisters, including Dr. Andrew Fortenberry, Morgan City, La.; Furman Fortenberry, Atlanta, Ga.; Glenn Fortenberry, McDonough, Ga,; Mrs. Myrtis Dodds, Meadville, Miss., and Mrs. Wanzie Tuttle, Knoxville, Tenn.

Sheldon Fortenberry, Native of Progress, Expires in Georgia. (McComb, MS, Enterprise-Journal, 17 Jan 1951) 2; digital image, Newspapers.com: accessed June 2020). 

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