HULL – Jennie Glenn Horne Fortson, 87 died Thursday, May 7, 2009.
Born in Madison County on February 21, 1922, she was the daughter of the late John Benjamin and Blondine Scarborough Horne. She was a retiree of Chicopee Manufacturing Company and a member of Victory Baptist Church. Mrs. Fortson was preceded in death by husbands, Wm S. Fortson and Elmer B. Christian; brothers and sisters, JB, Roy, Billy, Allen, Rossie Bone, Florence Mealor, Lucy Coile and Blanche Miller; and a granddaughter, Sandra Fortson.
Survivors include daughters, Jean Davis, Columbia, S.C., and Robbie (Robert) Clark, Athens; son, William Royce Fortson (Jacquie), Colbert; brothers, James Horne, Helen, Bobbie Horne (Opie), Greensboro, N.C.; sisters, Jackie Roberts (Billy), Madison County, Carol Smith (Louie), Athens; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.
Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.