Delilah Fortner

Delilah Fortner Obituary


Age - 99


September 12, 2023


Raymond, MS

Delilah Tillman Fortner, 94, of Raymond, MS was born June 1, 1924 to Russell Tillman and Carrie Thomas Tillman. Delilah passed September 8, 2023 at her home. Visitation Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at Westhaven Funeral Home from 9:00 a. m. until 6:00 p. m. Funeral services Thursday, September 14, 2023 at 11:00 a. m. , St. Thomas Baptist Church, 4699 St. Thomas Road, Bolton, MS 39041 with burial in St. Thomas Memorial Garden, 4699 St. Thomas Road, Bolton, MS 39041.

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Age - 85

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