Bernard Fountain

Died: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sat., Oct. 19, 2019
Location: Vidalia Chapel

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Sun., Oct. 20, 2019
Location: Mt. Vernon First Baptist Church

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Early on Friday October 18, 2019, Mr. Bernard Fountain, passed away at the age of 81 after an extended illness. Mr. Fountain was a native and lifelong resident of Montgomery County. Bernard was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mount Vernon and served many years as a deacon of the church as well as 40 years as a Sunday School Teacher.  Mr. Fountain was retired from the Dept of Transportation as well as a retired volunteer fireman.


Mr. Fountain is preceded in death by his parents, Monroe and Annie Mae Fountain, Four brothers, J.M. Marvin, Leroy, and Festus, two sisters, Juanita, and Oreta. Mr. Fountain is survived by his wife, Peggy Fountain of Mount Vernon, two sons, Joey Fountain of Mount Vernon, and Byron {Emily} Fountain, of Vidalia, two daughters, Sheila {Ruskin} Cheek of Glenwood, Sherri {Howard} Kaufold, of Higgston, two sisters, Wylene {Junior} Denney of Canton Ga, Celia {Garland} Gillis Of Mount Vernon, ten grandchildren, Jessica, Justin, Wesley, Jarred, Morgan, Brooke, Colby, Annie, Hap, and Kristen, and sixteen great-grandchildren.


Funeral Services for Mr. Bernard Fountain will be held Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 3:00 PM at First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon.  Rev Karl Hay, Rev John Elmore and Rev Chad Ritchie will be officiating the service.

The family will receive friends and family for visitation Saturday October 19, 2019 from 6-8 PM at Ronnie L Stewart Funeral Service Vidalia Chapel.


Interment will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Cemetery.

Ronnie L. Stewart Funeral Service Vidalia Chapel is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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James and Kay Claxton
   Posted Fri October 18, 2019
So sorry for your loss. May God bless and bring comfort as only He can.

Ed Pierce
   Posted Fri October 18, 2019
Sherri & Joey. So sorry for your loss.
He in the arms of Jesus now.
GOD Bless

Randall & Sherri F. Cooper
   Posted Fri October 18, 2019
May God comfort you in your time of loss.

Debbie and Miller MacEwen
   Posted Fri October 18, 2019
We are sad for you and your family. Your dad will be missed by all of you. He is in heaven and at peace. You and your family are in our prayers as you go through this difficult time.

Sue M Conner
   Posted Fri October 18, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Peaying peace and comfort for all the family.

Sue Peacock
   Posted Sat October 19, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of this loss. Our family shares many happy memories with this family. John enjoyed Mr. Bernard as his Sunday School teacher while we were in Mt. Vernon, and now they can all meet again in Heaven! My prayers are with Peggy and the family for comfort and peace.

Paul Kempa
   Posted Sat October 19, 2019
Sherri, sorry to hear of your family’s loss! May Your Dads teachings and great memories of better times follow each of you forever. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Kendall and Maria McBride
   Posted Sat October 19, 2019
May God gives you strength and comfort.

Mack & Suzanne Smith
   Posted Sat October 19, 2019
We were so sorry to hear about the passing of this sweet man! Praying for peace and comfort for the entire family at this difficult time. We love you!

Tina Knight Manning Jones
   Posted Sat October 19, 2019
Prayers for the family.🙏🙏🙏🙏

Judy Cauley Salem
   Posted Sat October 19, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Robbin Lamb
   Posted Sat October 19, 2019
I am so sorry for y'alls loss.

Lynn Davis Caraway
   Posted Sat October 19, 2019
Ms.Peggy, Joey, Bryon, Sherri and Sheila,
I am so sorry for your loss. I am keeping all of you in my thought and prayers.

Mary & Jade Floyd
   Posted Sat October 19, 2019
Sorry For Your Loss. May God Bless And Keep you All is our prayer.

Renee Walton Crane
   Posted Sun October 20, 2019
Thinking and praying for all of you during this time.
Great memories of Mr Bernard.

Love to all!

Gary Bean
   Posted Tue October 22, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.

Debbie Edenfield
   Posted Thu October 31, 2019
May the Good Lord wrap His Loving Arms around you and your family during this difficult time.

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