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George Boles Fortson (Courtesy)

September 11, 1933 — January 22, 2023

George Boles Fortson (Courtesy)

This courtesy obituary is brought by Hicks Funeral Home & Cremation Services announcing the obituary on Mr. George Fortson by request of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home:

George Boles Fortson, 89, husband of 67 years to Martha Holloman Fortson, died on Sunday, January 22, 2023. Born in Elberton, GA he was the son of the late George Haley Fortson and Anna Julia Bunch Forton. George retired from Farmers Hardware after 45 years and served in the US Army. He was a member of East Athens Baptist Church. Survivors in addition to his wife include one daughter, Julie Fortson Paul; siblings: Haley Fortson, Ben Forton and Patricia Sandlin of Alabama; two grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 2PM at Lord and Stephens East Chapel with Rev. Randy Crowe officiating. Inurnment will follow at Carlton Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 prior to the service. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, EAST, Athens, GA is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com.

Announcement courtesy of Hicks Funeral Home & Cremation Services.


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Visitation

Thursday, January 26, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lord & Stephens Chapel (East)

4355 Lexington Road, Athens, GA 30605

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Memorial Service

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lord & Stephens Chapel (East)

4355 Lexington Road, Athens, GA 30605

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