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January 27, 1932 ~ November 6, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Lucille Fort, nee Clay, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, in the tranquility of her home, on Monday, November 6, 2023 at the Golden Age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Eddie Fort Jr. Devoted Mother of Yolanda Ann Fort and Sybil Fort. Loving Daughter of the late Roy and the late Elizabeth Clay. Fond Grandmother of Ebony, Anthony, Lamar and Darius. Fond Great-Grandmother of Cordell, Cornesha, Darion, and Anthony Jr. Dear Sister of the late Alice Mae Washington, the late Charlene Clay, the late Walter (the late Faye) Clay, the late Pearline Clay, Louise (the late John) Woods and the late Alonzo (Gloria) Clay. Dear Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Loving Friend of Sylvia Evans and Charles “Caprice” Baker.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the Vitas Hospice organization, and specifically her caregivers: Sheila Helton, Wanda Gilbert, Gretchell, and Marilyn Rimmer.
Family and Friends are to gather for the Visitation on Thursday, November 16, 2023 from 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Russo’s Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside, IL 60162 (Located between Mannheim and Wolf Road). Funeral to follow Friday, November 17, 2023 at Russo’s Hillside Chapels at 9:30 A.M. until time of Chapel Service to be celebrated promptly at 11:00 A.M. Interment Oakridge Cemetery, Hillside, IL. For additional info. Call (708) 449-5300. Please sign Lucille’s guestbook.