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Kenneth “Larry” Fortson passed away on October 16, 2020 at his home in Shiloh at the age of 78. Services are pending at this time.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Tressie Fortson; son, Kenneth Fortson, Jr.; and brothers, Joe, Ollie and Al Fortson.

Larry is survived by his wife, Yvonne Fortson; sons, James Fortson and Robert Fortson and wife, Andrea; daughter, Misty Darby; sister, Laverne Day all of Mexia; brother, Bennie Phillips and wife, Jennie of Groesbeck; 11 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

A complete obituary will be in the Wednesday edition of The Mexia News.

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Mexia News

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Mexia, TX 76667

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