Pinetta: William Fourakres, age 86, died Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Madison Health & Rehabilitation Center.
Funeral Services were held at 11:00 AM Friday, September 22, 2017 in the chapel of Beggs Funeral Home, Madison, Florida with burial at Mt. Horeb Cemetery, Pinetta, Florida.
He was born in Echols County and lived in Lowndes County and moved to Pinetta in 1971. He was a veteran in the U. S. Army. He married Patty Crafton on May 29, 1955. He was a member of Madison County Farm Bureau and Pinetta Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife: Patty Fourakres of Pinetta; 2 daughters: Shirley Kelley (Richie) of Pinetta, and Elizabeth F. Hollingsworth (Richard) of Pinetta; 1 son: William R. Fourakres of Pinetta; 1 brother: Ichabod Fourakres Jr. of Valdosta, GA; 3 Sisters: Dalceda Roberts of Valdosta, Bashie Copeland of Lake Park, Verdie Mae Agner of Madison; 5 Grandchildren: Jessica Murfin, Christopher Scott Kelley, Dustin Ryan Bell, William Adam Fourakres, and Ashley Elizabeth Bell; 7 Great Grandchildren: Liam Fourakres, Ryker Fourakres, Joseph Robert Fourakres, Frankie Nunez, Thunder Kelley, Jolene Kelley, and Benigno Dali Balboa.
He was predeceased by 6 brothers and sisters: Riley Fourakres, Vashti Touchton, Ruby Morgan, Owen Fourakres, Louella Jackson and Rose Carter.
Beggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements 850-973-2258.
You may send your condolences to the family by visiting our website at www.beggsfuneral.com
Published on September 27, 2017