Born c 1926
Daughter of Willis Franklin Fortenberry & Ivy May Smith
Wife of Otis Simms, Jr.
Simms – Fortenberry Nuptials Said in Progress Recently
Progress, Sept. 27. – A wedding much to the interest of the Progress community was that of Miss Arlea Fortenberry of Progress to Otis Simms, Jr., of the U. S. Navy.
The ceremony was performed Saturday evening, September 22 in the home of Mrs. Mallie Fortenberry with the Rev. Clyde Jones officiating. The attendants were Mrs. Edwin Blades and Mrs. Frances Ramano.
Mrs. Simms is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Fortenberry and a 1945 graduate of Progress High School.
Mr. Simms is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Otis Simms of Tylertown and is on leave until the 9thof October.
Source: Simms – Fortenberry Nuptials Said in Progress Recently. (McComb, MS: Enterprise – Journal, 28 Sept. 1945) 7; digital image, Newspapers.com: accessed March 2021).