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Elder Ervin Fortner
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Birth: 1916
Wayne County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 2007
Wolford
Buchanan County
Virginia, USA

Elder Ervin Fortner, 91, of Wolford, died Monday, April 16, 2007 at his home following an extended illness.
Born in Wayne County, WV, he was the son of the late Jink and Flora Watts Fortner. He was a resident of Buchanan County most of his life, was a member of the Old Regular Baptist Church and an ordained minister. He was a retired coal miner.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one grandson, two great-grandchildren, one son-in-law and two brothers.
He is survived by his wife, Frankie Fortner; six daughters, Rachel Rife Cline and Diana Bandy and husband, Ron, all of Hurley, Geraldine Nichols and husband, Roy, of Grundy, Brenda Bandy and husband, Latney, of Wolford, and Anita Goss and husband, Jimmy and Marletta Cantrell and husband, Greg, all of Whitewood; two sons, Burnice Fortner of Hurley and Donald Fortner of Wolford; four sisters, Sarah Mathes of Huntington, WV, Mary Ellen Baxter of Oakwood, GA, Ruby Donahoe of South Point, OH and Opal Garvis of Rittman, OH; one brother, Ernest Fortner, of Rittman; 16 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Wednesday, April 18 at Bee Branch Old Regular Baptist Church with Elders Gary Estep, James Stacy and George Baker officiating. Burial followed in the Mullins Cemetery on State Line Ridge #1, Paynesville, WV.
Active pallbearers were family and friends.
Grundy Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 
 
Burial:
Ambrose-Mullins Cemetery
Paynesville
McDowell County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Carol Brown
Record added: Oct 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77415537
 


- Carol Brown
 Added: Oct. 1, 2011
 
 
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