Willie Fortenberry Jr.

Published 2:50 pm Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Mr. Willie Fortenberry Jr. passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at the age of 87, at Heritage Manor. He was born to Mr. and Mrs. Early and Annie Mae Fortenberry and he was the fifth of seven children. He was very well known around the community.

He attended Franklinton High School and he worked many years for a family who loved him very much and they still do. Also, he worked as a truck driver for many years.

He leaves to cherish one son, Carl Fortenberry of Franklinton; and one daughter, Trina Watson of Hammond.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Early Fortenberry; his brothers, Early and Burnell Fortenberry; his sisters, Lillie Lee Garrett, Katherine Fortenberry and Tempie Brumfield; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

The visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 15, at Crain and Sons Funeral Home, located at 2000 Washington St. in Franklinton, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and the funeral services will follow.