OBITUARY

Florence McBee Fortenberry

April 5, 1919January 19, 2019
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Florence McBee Fortenberry, age 99, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida. Florence was born on April 5, 1919 in Ruleville, Mississippi to Charles W. McBee and Addie Holland McBee. Florence was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved her family, and loved her Lord and Savior. Florence loved gardening and flowers, and was a member of the Garden Club. She will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her dearly.

Florence was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Thomas Fortenberry, Sr. She is survived by her children Lee Withers (John, Sr.), Barbara Agostino, Mary Elaine Hicks (C.K.), and Earl Thomas Fortenberry, Jr.; nine grandchildren Tom, Robin, Laura, Niki, Jeff, John, Christy, Caroline, and Matthew; twenty-one great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and may other extended family members.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Hardage-Giddens Edgewood Chapel. Pastor Garry Wiggins will serve as officiant. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow the service at Jacksonville Memory Gardens.

HARDAGE-GIDDENS EDGEWOOD CHAPEL, 729 Edgewood Avenue South, is serving the family.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, January 25, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 25, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, January 25, 2019
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Florence McBee Fortenberry

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