Services for Charlene Fox Fortenberry were held Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at 2 p.m. from Christian Life Apostolic Church in DeKalb.

The Rev. Floyd Paris, Benny Alford and the Rev. Hank Pilgrim officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Fortenberry, 75, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at home.

She was a native of the Coy community in Kemper County and a longtime resident of the Forestdale community in Neshoba County. She was retired from the winding department at U.S. Motors. Mrs. Fortenberry was a member of Christian Life Apostolic Church.

Survivors include her daughters, Pam Fortenberry of DeKalb, Lisa Norris of Smyrna, Tenn. and Kim Fortenberry of Philadelphia; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Fortenberry was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie T. Fortenberry; daughter, Kathy Lynn Fortenberry; parents, Jake and Leona Fox; and brothers, Kenneth Fox and Reggie Fox.


The Rev. Floyd Paris, Benny Alford and the Rev. Hank Pilgrim officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Fortenberry, 75, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at home.

She was a native of the Coy community in Kemper County and a longtime resident of the Forestdale community in Neshoba County. She was retired from the winding department at U.S. Motors. Mrs. Fortenberry was a member of Christian Life Apostolic Church.

Survivors include her daughters, Pam Fortenberry of DeKalb, Lisa Norris of Smyrna, Tenn. and Kim Fortenberry of Philadelphia; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Fortenberry was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie T. Fortenberry; daughter, Kathy Lynn Fortenberry; parents, Jake and Leona Fox; and brothers, Kenneth Fox and Reggie Fox.