9753573 150x150CENTRAL CITY, KY., — Shirley Arlene Fortner, 83, of Central City, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 6:10am at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Fortner was born September 23, 1934, in Muhlenberg County. She was a homemaker and was a cook at several restaurants. She was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. She loved her church and taught Sunday School. She enjoyed working in the craft department at Wal-Mart, and her hobbies included quilting and crocheting. She loved her husband of 46 years Wilbur Fortner, her family, and her dog, Lucky.

She was preceded in death by her husband Wilbur Eugene Fortner, son George Forgy, step-son James Fortner, father Raymond McDonald, mother Ruth Ward McDonald, sisters Ruby Byers and Shelia McDonald, and brother Charles McDonald.

She is survived by her children Peggy (John) Crockett of Madisonville, Marilyn Forgy of Johnson City, NY, and Terry (Ann) Fortner of Greenville, step-son Larry (Terry) Fortner of Henryville, IN, step-daughter Teresa (Tommy) Cobb of Depoy, 18 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, brother Johnny McDonald, and sister Elaine Montgomery.

Funeral services will be Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 11am at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with Rev. Bill Bursztynski officiating. Burial in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery with Terry Fortner officiating the graveside service.

Visitation will be Friday after 5:00PM at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com

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