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John Ervin Fondren, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 15, 1926
Talladega County
Alabama, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 2012
Mount Pleasant
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA

John Ervin Fondren Jr., formerly of Moncks Corner, died in Mount Pleasant, SC, February 5, 2012.

Mr. Fondren was born December 15, 1926, in Talledega County, Alabama, the son of John Ervin Fondren Sr., and Vera Billingsley Fondren.

John served eight years in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War.

He was a member of American Legion Post 126, and had served as Legion Commander in the mid 1960s.

John was owner of Fondren Construction Company where he worked for 25 years. He then joined the Berkeley County Water and Sanitation Authority and retired in 1992. At that time, he operated Fondren Soils, Inc. until 2003.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Betty Jo Fondren of Mt. Pleasant, SC: his daughter, Beth Fondren and husband, Eddie Twilley, of Mt. Pleasant; a son, John E. Fondren III and wife, Melissa, of Moncks Corner; two grandsons, John E. Fondren IV and J. Evan Fondren, both of Moncks Corner; and two step grandsons, Ben F. Twilley of Columbia, SC and Stewart A. Twilley of Greenville, SC.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Janice Elaine Fondren and a sister, Elaine F. Forbis.

His funeral service will be held at Russell Funeral Chapel, Moncks Corner, February 7, 2012, at 1 o'clock. Interment will follow in Berkeley Memorial Gardens. 
 
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 Parents:
  John E Fondren (1904 - 1964)
  Vera Billingsley Fondren (1911 - 1994)
 
 Children:
  Janice Elaine Fondren (1960 - 1990)*
 
 Sibling:
  Elaine Fondren Forbis (1925 - 2005)*
  John Ervin Fondren (1926 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Berkeley Memorial Gardens
Moncks Corner
Berkeley County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Just another taphophile
Record added: Feb 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84591788
John Ervin Fondren, Jr
Added by: Stephen C. Petit, Sr
 
John Ervin Fondren, Jr
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- Stephen C. Petit, Sr
 Added: Jun. 5, 2013
May you rest in Heavenly peace always.
- Lisa
 Added: Feb. 6, 2012
 
 
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