Von Fortner, 81. of Benton passed away on Sunday May 3, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was a preacher, teacher and guidance counselor for over 30 years at area churches of Christ and schools.
He is survived by his wife, Maxie Fortner; three sons, Brad Fortner, Barry (Terri) Fortner and Brent (Heather) Fortner; one brother, Glen Fortner; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Evertt and Helen Fortner; one brother, Richard; and two sisters, Linda Tomplinson and Bonnie Reeves.
A memorial gathering will be held at his home at later date.
Expressions of sympathy may take form of contributions to the Africa Christian Schools, % Crieve Hall Church of Christ, 4806 Trousdale Drive, Nashville, TN. 37220
Lindsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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