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Jean Fortner

Thursday, August 26, 2004

Jean D. Fortner, 75, of Sarasota, Fla., died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, at Sarasota.

Born March 1, 1928, in Red Bay, Ala., daughter of the late Noah and Daisy Ivy Martin, she was a homemaker and a Jehovah's Witness.

She married Jack Fortner, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Audrey Marshall and Ninnie Lou Martin and four brothers, Hoyt, Hershel, Marvin and Lee Martin.

Survivors include one son, Jack Fortner, of California; two daughters, Betty Baker, of University Park, Fla. and Patricia Potts, of Hayti, Mo. and two sisters, Ollie Yanick and Maxine Martin.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, at the Bradshaw-Powell Funeral Home in Steele, Mo. with Frankie Lans officiating.

Burial will follow at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Steele.