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FORTSON, Yvonne Mrs. Yvonne Brown Fortson passed February 15, 2017. She was born in Atlanta, the only child of Professor Benjamin C. and Leila S. Brown. She was educated in Tate, GA, received her BS in Psychology from Spelman College, a Masters from Clarke College, and a Masters in Elementary Education from Atlanta University. She was married to Carver J. Fortson from Columbus, GA for 40 years and from this union a son, Alan Dexter Fortson. Yvonne of "Bonnie" as she affectionately called was a retired educator for 34 years with the Atlanta Public Schools System. Her Homegoing Celebration will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 1:00 PM Wheat Street Baptist Church, 359 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312. Rev. Armentris Davis, eulogist and Dr. Leland Jones, officiating. Instate 12 Noon. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the church at 12:30 PM on the day of service. Interment Westview Cemetery. Today, public viewing from 1 - 9 PM at Murray Brothers Cascade Chapel, 1199 Utoy Springs Rd SW, Atlanta (404) 349-3000. www.mbfh.com
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