Sam “Bud” William Fortenberry

Services for Sam “Bud” William Fortenberry were held Monday, January 21, 2019, at 2 p.m. from Golden Grove Methodist Protestant Church with Rev. Phillip Roland officiating.  Burial followed in the church cemetery. 

McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Fortenberry, 75, of Forest, MS, died Friday, January 18, 2019. He was a native of Neshoba County and resident of Scott County for the past 43 years. Mr. Fortenberry was a member of Hillsboro Baptist Church in Scott County.

Survivors include his wife, Zona Sharp Fortenberry; daughters, Linda Brown, Sheryle Jenkins and Lynn Evers; son, Derrell Wade Fortenberry; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and brother, Benjamin Yates Fortenberry.

Mr. Fortenberry was preceded in death  by his parents, Ben and Alma Fortenberry; daughter, Lisa Ann Fortenberry; sons, William Carl Fortenberry, Dennis Earl Fortenberry,  and Ira Lee Fortenberry.

Donations may be made to Golden Grove Cemetery Fund.



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