Prince Edward Fountain Sr
August 20, 1926- May 5, 2007
Prince was born in Tunnel Springs, Alabama on August 20, 1926. He was the eighth of eleven children born to Elisha and Carrie Lett Jr. His brothers were Ozzie, Benny, Joe and Jeff; sisters were Viola, Georgianna, Pinkie Lee, Mae Nora, Peacho and Ethel.
He graduated Valedictorian from Monroe County Training School. He moved to Cleveland, Ohio in 1946.
In Cleveland, Ohio he met the beautiful Juanita Mildred Conner, who had also moved to Cleveland from a small city in Ohio. The two of them got married on April 15, 1950 and soon started a family. They had four children: Jennifer, Prince Jr, Ronald and Thomas.
Prince later settled in Moss Point, Mississippi were he was employed with the Ingall’s Shipyard, where he worked until his retirement in September of 1988. Not satisfied with staying at home, Prince took a position at the Winn Dixie. When not working, he loved to watch golf and cheering on his favorite team, the Atlanta Braves. He also enjoyed the challenge of solving the many puzzles and questions on the Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy, and he was good at it!
At the time of his death, Prince left to cherish his memory: Jennifer (Scott) Lampkins; Prince (Donna) Fountain Jr; Ronald Fountain; and Thomas (Beaunice) Fountain Sr.
Offsprings of Scott and Jennifer - children: Michael Lampkins, and Brigette Anita (Eric) Brice; grandchild: Michael Lampkins Sr; great-grandchild: Michael Lampkins Jr.
Offsprings of Prince - child: Dion Reeves Sr; grandchild: Dion Reeves Jr
Offsprings of Prince and Donna- children: Monica Fountain, and Qiana (Paul) Todd; grandchildren - Ryan Henderson, Jaylin Henderson, Londyn Abraham, Prince Todd and Kennedy Todd.
Offsprings of Ronald - children: Ronald Fountain and LaDon Fountain; grandchildren: Najaih Fountain, Ronald Fountain, Christopher Fountain, Donnesha Fountain.
Offsprings of Thomas- children: April Fountain, Thomas Fountain II, Marcus Fountain Sr; grandchildren - Indya Fountain, Thomas Fountain III, Naveah Fountain, Zion Fountain, Katelyn Fountain, Marcus Fountain Jr and Marlone Fountain.
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