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George Forte

George Junior Forte

May 12, 1936 - October 11, 2020
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Obituary

George "June" Yelverton Forte Jr., 84; was born May 12, 1936 in Pikeville, NC to the late George Yelverton and Annie Mae Forte.

The Forte family later relocated to Durham, NC 1949. He was educated in the Granville county school system and received his spiritual education in the baptist church. He went on to work for the city of Durham.

June was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Alice Irene Davis; and brother, John Westley Hamm.

June leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Brenda Atkins; son, William Howard Rainey of Durham, NC; sister, Bernice Applewhite of Goldsboro, NC; Mollie Chavis of Creedmoor, NC; Niece, Gabrielle Norfleet of Durham, NC; nephew, john Michael Chavis; brother-in-law, Will Henry Chavis; and a host of other family and friends.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday October 19, 2020 | 12:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Monday October 19, 2020 12:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Ellis D Jones & Sons Funeral Chapel
    Address
    419 Dowd Street
    Durham, NC 27701
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Graveside service

    Tuesday October 20, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday October 20, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Greenfield Baptist Church
    Address
    2697 NC Highway 56
    Creedmoor, NC 27522
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Tuesday October 20, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday October 20, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Greenfield Baptist Church Cemetery
    Address
    2697 NC Highway 56
    Creedmoor, NC 27522
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