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Ken Fortenberry


Ken Fortenberry
Dec. 27, 1982 – Feb. 3, 2024
Larry Kenneth “Ken” Fortenberry, 41, of Alexandria, LA, the special needs son of Larry and Janice Fortenberry of Hattiesburg, died Feb. 3, 2024, at Merit Health Wesley Hospital in Hattiesburg.
A celebration of life was Feb. 9, 2024, at Hartman-Jones Funeral Home, Dr. Gerald Scott “Guy” Burke III of Indianola, and Dr. Larry LeBlanc of Summit officiating, burial in Hollywood Cemetery.
He was born Dec. 27, 1982, in Meridian. Fortenberry was a resident of St. Mary’s Residential School in Alexandria.
He was preceded in death by an infant sister; his paternal grandparents, Noel and Emmer Gene Fortenberry; and his maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Lenore “Pud” Grubbs Harvey.
He is survived by his parents and his sister, Lindsay Fortenberry Burke; brother-in-law, Dr. Guy Burke; nieces, Addison Leigh, and Bessie Lenore Burke; and his nephew, Evan Scott Burke, all of Indianola.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent to St. Joseph Hospice – The Carpenter House, 8950 E. Kings Hwy, Shreveport, LA, 71115, or to St. Mary’s Residential School, 6715 Hwy 1 North, Boyce, LA, 71409.
Hartman-Jones Funeral Home in McComb was in charge of the arrangements.

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