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 John Titus Fortson

John Titus Fortson

Birth
Navarro County, Texas, USA
Death 1 Aug 1938 (aged 68)
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA
Burial Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 8730336 · View Source
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Published in the Athens Review (Athens, Tex.) August 4, 1938

The Matthews drug store here remained closed Wednesday during funeral services held at Corsicana for John T. Fortson, 68, brother of Mrs. J.J. Matthews of Athens. Mr. and Mrs. Matthews attended the services. Mrs. Matthews previously had been called to her brother's bedside.

Deceased was a lifelong resident of Navarro county. He was a member of the firm of Fortson Brothers, owners of a large ranch near Corsicana.

Surviving are his wife, two brothers, Joe B. Fortson of Corsicana and Tom Fortson of Rice; five sisters, Mrs. Matthews of Athens, Mrs. T.D. Queen of Rice, Mrs. Ida Harper of Rice, Mrs. R.F. Bartlett of Rice and Mrs. W.S. Hollister of Dallas.

Interment was in the Oakwood cemetery near Corsicana.


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  • Created by: Roger Bartlett
  • Added: 8 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8730336
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Titus Fortson (4 Feb 1870–1 Aug 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8730336, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Roger Bartlett (contributor 46615910) .