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Audrey Mae Fort

November 10, 1929 ~ May 19, 2020 (age 90)

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Sister Audrey Mae Fort was born November 10, 1929 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to the late Mr. Richard Fort and Mrs. Cornelia Dangerfield Fort. Sister Fort was baptized in 1957 at Second Baptist Church of Baton Rouge, Louisiana by the late Reverend E. Doyl Billops. She remained a faithful member for many years through the spiritual leadership of Dr.  Leo D. Cyrus, Sr.  
Sister Audrey Mae Fort was a devoted mother to her son, Edward L. Fort, who affectionately called her Madea. Sister Fort loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren from the oldest to the youngest. She was a warmhearted, loving, and kind person with a great sense of humor. Sister Fort always wore a friendly smile, gave us laughter with every visit, and reminded everyone to “Thank God for whatever it is!” Her family and friends may weep for a moment by shall rejoice and give thanks to the Lord for the beautiful life that she lived. We all love Sister Audrey Mae Fort as a mother, sister, and friend but the Lord loves her more and has called her home to be an Angel of Joy in Heaven. 
Sister Audrey Mae Fort leaves a legacy of precious memories to her son and only child, Mr. Edward L. Fort; her cherished daughter-in-law, Ms. Lois E. Brown; her three grandchildren – Shannon D. Fort, Kesha D. Fort, and Chanel L. Fort; her three great-grandchildren – Reyna N. Manuel, Kendi M. Heard, and Madox M. Heard; her brother Joseph Fort of Baton Rouge, La.; her five nephews – Joseph Hardin of Memphis, TN., Gerald Hardin of Baton Rouge, La., Kenneth Hardin of Lake Charles, La., Carl G. Fort of Baton Rouge, La., and Richard, C. Fort of Baton Rouge, La.; her longtime friend Ms. Geneva Thornton of Baton Rouge, La.; special friends Mr. Lloyd Brown & Mrs. Wilma Brown of Baton Rouge, La.; and a host of cousins and other relatives and friends.
Sister Audrey Mae Fort was preceded in death by her parents Mr. Richard Fort and Mrs. Cornelia Dangerfield Fort; four brothers – Cylde Fort, James Fort, Donald Fort, and Charles Fort; and three sisters – Sandra Duncan, Rose Fort, and Mary Fort Stevenson.

 

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
May 26, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Winnfield Funeral Home of Baton Rouge
7221 Plank Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70811

Viewing
Wednesday
May 27, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Second Baptist Church
914 N Acadian Thruway W
Baton Rouge, La 70802
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Celebration of Life
Wednesday
May 27, 2020

10:00 AM
Second Baptist Church
914 N Acadian Thruway W
Baton Rouge, La 70802
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Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
May 27, 2020

Southern Memorial Gardens
3012 Blount Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70811

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