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Jerry Lee Fortenberry, Sr.

February 7, 1961 ~ May 31, 2021 (age 60)

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Jerry Lee Fortenberry, Sr. age 60 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Monday, May 31, 2021 at his residence.

Born in Demorest, Georgia on February 07, 1961, he was the son of the late Bobby Lee & Mary Beatrice Kinsey Fortenberry. Jerry retired from Habersham Metal Products Company with many years of service. In his spare time, he was a master craftsman who enjoyed woodworking and automobiles. Most of all, Jerry was a very hardworking man who was devoted to taking care of his family & friends. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Survivors include his loving wife of 28 years, Jeanette Keenan Fortenberry of Mt. Airy, GA; sons & daughters-in-law, Lee & Nicole Fortenberry of Powhatan, VA; Jesse Dakota & Britnee Fortenberry of Eltopia, WA; grandchildren, Gracie Leigh Fortenberry & Garrett Lee Fortenberry of Powhatan, VA; sisters & brother-in-law, Patricia & Jim Skeen of Clarkesville, GA; Linda Erwin of Gainesville, GA; several nephews, nieces, other relatives, & a host of friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 6:00 p.m. Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Bro. Stan Davis officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until the service hour on Thursday.

An online guest registry is available for the Fortenberry family at

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, Georgia.

(706) 754-6256


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June 3, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Funeral Service
June 3, 2021

6:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

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