Originally created 02/04/05

Mrs. Eunice R. Fort (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Eunice Rene Fort, 76, widow of the late Arthur L. Fort Sr., entered into rest Tuesday, February 1, 2005, at University Hospital. The funeral will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 5, 2005, at New Hope Worship Center with Dr. Rich Bowen and Rev. Earl Thompson officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Mrs. Fort was a native of Glascock county, Georgia. She was the owner of Fort's dry cleaners and a member of New Hope Worship Center. Her family said she was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt, who was a wonderful Christian lady. Survivors include her sons, Lewis (Linda) Fort Jr. and Paul Fort both of Augusta, James Fort of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; daughters, Juanita Fort (Rick) Popp of Augusta, Janice F. Davis of Ocala, FL and Paulette Fort of Augusta; sister, Cora (Willie) Wells of Alma, GA, and 15 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Jeff Avret, Donnie Scarboro, Mar ty Malone, Richard Popp, Ron Dawson, and Allen Thompson The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, February 4, 2005, at the funeral home. If so desired, memorials may be made to New Hope Worship Center Missions Dept. 715 S. Old Belair Road Grovetown, GA 30813 Platt's Funeral Home, 337 N. Belair Road, Evans, GA 860-6166 Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle February 4, 2005