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Zachery Fortenberry

Zachery Fortenberry
Nov. 10, 1959 – Jan. 15, 2024
Zachery Z. Fortenberry, 64, of Tylertown, died Jan. 15, 2024, at his residence. He was born Nov. 10, 1959, in Walthall County to the late Ethan and Annie Loys Fortenberry.
He worked at RC Cola in Tylertown and later at Treasure Hunt in Gulfport where he retired.
In addition to his parents, he also preceded in death by his brother, Terrell Fortenberry and sister, Patricia Ann Fortenberry.
Survivors are his son, Zackery D. (Shy) Fortenberry of Tylertown; daughters, Dora Bates-Smith of McComb, Schelonda (Chadwick) Fountain of Columbia; 10 grandchildren, Jeremiah (Destiny), Zackery Jr., Harlie, Bailey, Atlantis, Sherman, Jana, Akira, MaKayla, Skye, Kai and Chadwich (Deuce); brother, Charles of Gulfport, Ranels (Janice) of Hattiesburg, Zeke (Arlene), Cruzaine, Vaulknite (Sandra) Que Fortenberry, all of Tylertown; sisters, Drucella Banks of Denham Springs, LA, Zuldren (Eld. Willie) Wells, Gazara ‘Gail’ (Pastor Bernell) Henry, Euwarthy Fortenberry, all of Tylertown; aunts, Betty Irvin, Annie Lee Rogers of Columbia; Viola Craft of Oakland, CA.
Services for Bro. Fortenberry will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 11 am at Craft-Dillon-Ginn Memorial Chapel, Tylertown, MS with Pastor Bernell Henry, officiating. A visitation will be held Tuesday, January 23, 2024 from 10 am to 11 am at the Chapel, Tylertown, MS. Interment will be in Fortenberry Estate Cemetery.
Craft-Dillon-Ginn Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements. Share condolences online at

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