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Billy was born on March 18, 1924 and passed away in September 2019.

Billy was a resident of New York at the time of passing.

After graduation from New Deal High School in 1941, Billy attended Texas Tech where his college career was interrupted by World War II.

After discharge from the Marines, Billy returned to New Deal and resumed farming and working with his father in the cotton ginning business.

Funeral services for Billy Fortenberry will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday October 7, 2019 at the First Baptist Church, Abernathy, Texas. Burial with Military Honors will follow immediately in the Abernathy Cemetery under the direction of Abell Funeral Home & Flower Shop of Abernathy.