Arthurleen (Huff) Fortson

September 11, 1931 ~ December 2, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Arthurleen Fortson Obituary

Mrs. Arthurleen Huff Fortson, age 92 of Elberton, Georgia entered her eternal rest on Saturday, December 02, 2023.   

Mrs. Arthurleen Huff Fortson was born in Elbert County, GA in what was then known as Webbsboro on September 11, 1931, to the late Mrs. Mary Magdalene Willingham and Mr. Lumpkin Huff. Arthurleen was lovingly called “Jim” by her late husband, Rev. William Frank Fortson, and all who closely knew them.

Arthurleen was a faithful member of Oak Grove Baptist Church until illness prevented her from attending. During her time at Oak Grove, she was a member of the Mother Board, sang in the choir and was a member of Women on the Move. She loved reading her Bible and attending Sunday School and Bible study.

She is preceded in death by one son, Alphonso Fortson and one daughter, Barbara Jean Fortson. Eleven Brothers and Sisters. Arthurleen retired from Magnolia Estates where she was a cook. Arthurleen was married to the late Rev. William Frank Fortson in August of 1945 and to this beautiful union seven children were born.

Arthurleen leaves to cherish her memory: four daughters all of Elberton; Minister Patricia (Bobby) Hunt; Evelyn (Curtis) Brown; Minister Amelia (Louis) Turner; Regina (Pastor Michael) Routh and one son of Vine Grove, KY, Retired Staff Sargent Willie (Felicia) Fortson. Nineteen Grandchildren, over Forty-three great grandchildren and a host of great-great grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 8, 2023, from 12:00 - 5:00pm, located at Mack's Funeral Home - Elberton Chapel. 

Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 1:00pm, located at Oak Grove Baptist Church. 

Interment service will follow the funeral service at Oak Grove Baptist Church.  

Mack’s Funeral Home & Cremation Service-Elberton Chapel. (706) 283-4566. 

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December 8, 2023

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Mack's Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel
320 College Ave.
Elberton, Georgia 30635

Funeral Service
December 9, 2023

1:00 PM
Oak Grove Baptist Church
1589 Brewers Mill Road
Elberton, GA 30635

Interment following funeral service
December 9, 2023

Oak Grove Baptist Church
1589 Brewers Mill Road
Elberton, GA 30635


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