LaNelle Middleton Fortenberry

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Services for LaNelle Middleton Fortenberry, of Monticello, are11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, at Monticello Baptist Church inMonticello with burial in Hollywood Cemetery in McComb.

Visitation is Wednesday from 4 until 7:30 p.m. at Wilson FuneralHome.

Mrs. Fortenberry, 93, died Jan. 11, 2010, at Lawrence CountyHospital. She was born in McComb on Dec. 8, 1916, to George ErenstMiddleton and Leta McPhail Middleton.

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She was a retired teacher having taught at Monticello ElementarySchool. She was a member of Monticello Baptist Church. Mrs.Fortenberry was also a charter member of the Monticello Women’sClub, a member of the Riverside Garden Club and COTRIE Club. Shealso was a longtime teacher of a primary Sunday school class andVacation Bible School at Monticello Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Harold C.Fortenberry; and a brother, Glynn Middleton.

Survivors are her daughters, Janice Dear and husband, Butch, ofMonticello, and Lynn Mayfield and husband, Billy, of Fort WaltonBeach, Fla.; her three grandchildren, David Mayfield, Kristi Delzerand Laura Mayfield; and her five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Monticello Baptist Church TVMinistry.