Woodward County Obituaries

Roger Fortson
10 Jul 1893 - 07 Dec 1974

Woodward Daily Press
09 Dec 1974 Page 2

Former Area Resident Dies, Services Set

Roger Fortson, 81, Santa Ana, Tex., died Saturday in Ranger Park Nursing Home. Services will be a t 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Norhtside Baptist church, Santa Ana, with burial in Cedar Point cemetery in Brown county, Tex.

He was born July 10, 1893 in Meriden, Miss. He was married to Vera Lucinda Sherrod at Brownwood, Tex., August 4, 1917. She preceded him in death in 1967. He had been a Brown county resident most of his life moving to Santa Anna in 1955. He retired as a Baptist minister in 1955.

Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Harvey (Lizzie) Bien of Woodward; Mrs. Henry (Lucille) Sorrels of Santa Ana; a son, Leroy of Arroya Grande, Calif.; five sisters, two brothers, nine grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

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