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Nercile Fortenberry

Nercile Fortenberry
April 18, 1938 – Feb. 18, 2024
Nercile Fortenberry, 85, of Tylertown, died Feb. 18, 2024, at Diversicare of Tylertown. She was born April 18, 1938, in Tylertown to the late Thermon Jack Fortenberry and Mary Parnell Fortenberry.
She lived in New Orleans for some time before moving back to Tylertown.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Clara Fortenberry Conerly; four sisters, Wanda Jean Magee, Annie Mae Fortenberry, Diane Dent, Virginia Warren; three brothers, Joe Nathan Fortenberry, Therman Willie Fortenberry and Willie Richard Fortenberry.
Survivors are her granddaughter, Kimberly Fortenberry; great granddaughter, Ziyah Youngblood; sisters, Willie Jewel Magee and Joann Fortenberry, both of Tylertown, Mary Nell Howard of Canton, Bonnie Forte of Baton Rouge, Willie Stean Ball of New Orleans and Patricia (Larry) Lewis of Franklinton.
Funeral services were Feb. 24, 2024, at Craft-Dillon-Ginn Funeral Chapel, interment in Mt. Moriah Church Cemetery.
Craft-Dillon-Ginn Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements. Share condolences online at

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