Family Login:


Share This Obituary
Resources

Arrangements made by

Tucker Funeral Home

113 North Third Street
Central City, KY 42330
Get Directions

Profile of Tucker Funeral Home

View Phone Number
View Fax Number
Email Us



Memories & Candles

“Peggy, John, John, Daniel and Elisabeth,So very sorry for your loss, and may God wrapy his loving arms around you during this difficult time.Will...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Robin Cohron Bovey - Henderson, KY

“Dear Grandma,It is with profound sadness that the lifetime of miles between us prevents us from being there in person. Your life and the memory of...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Tonya Siani - Exeter, PA

“Teresa, I'm so very sorry for the loss of your precious loved one.Heaven has gained an another Angel. Teresa you and the family are in my thoughts...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Lexia McKnight - Dawson Springs, KY

“My thoughts are with the family during this difficult time. I hope that the promise in 1 Thessalonians 4:14 can bring comfort. Knowing that there is...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: A friend


CENTRAL CITY - Shirley Arlene Fortner, 83, of Central City, died 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 also 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 11:00AM 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.