Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Wedding: John E. Brumfield & Mildred Fortenberry, 1943 MS

 A World War II Wedding. 

John & Mildred went on to have two children and were married for 52 years.

John E. Brumfield

 20 Feb. 1916 MS - 3 Sep 2011 LA

Son of John Edward Brumfield & Ada Beatrice Fortenberry

US Navy during WWII


Mildred Fortenberry

22 Jan 1920 MS - 20 Aug 1995 MS

Daughter of William J. F. Fortenberry & Annie Myrtis Ellzey


John E. Brumfield, Mildred Fortenberry Married in Gulfport


Miss Mildred Fortenberry, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Fortenberry of McComb and Gulfport, Mississippi and John Edwin Brumfield, son of Mrs. Ada Brumfield of Osyka, Miss., were married Tuesday evening in Gulfport in the home of the Rev. and Mrs. P. S. Dodge with Dodge officiating. Members of the family witnessed the ceremony.


The couple will leave for Norman, Oklahoma where the groom is stationed with the Naval Reserve.


Source: John E. Brumfield, Mildred Fortenberry Married in Gulfport. (McComb, MS: McComb Daily Journal, 24 June 1943) 3; digital image, Newspapers.com: accessed March 2021.

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