Carson David Fortenbury, 98, of Commerce passed away Nov. 1, 2010, at Oak Manor Nursing Home in Commerce. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Memoryland Memorial Park in Greenville under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home of Greenville. Frank Morgan will officiate.
Carson was born Sept. 1, 1912, in Tennessee to Edgar David and Ollie Mary Turner Fortenbury. He retired from the city of Commerce Maintenance Department and was a member of the Church of Christ.
Several nieces and nephews survive.
His wife, Tolly Allen Fortenbury; seven brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.
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Published on  November 4, 2010