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Mae Evelyn Fortner

June 21, 1923 — November 17, 2019

Mrs. Mae Evelyn Fortner, age 96, of McEwen, TN, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019, at Waverly Health Care Center in Waverly, TN. Mrs. Fortner was born June 21, 1923, in Waverly, TN, to Archie Coleman and Cora Ann Curtis Grice. She was married to Redick Wesley Fortner. She was a homemaker and member of Mariah Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Waverly, TN. Mrs. Mae Fortner was a former member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Eastern Star.  Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, November 19, 2019, from 5-7 p.m., and Wednesday, November 20, 2019, from 10 a.m. until funeral service time at 12:00 p.m., at the Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in Waverly, TN. Rev. Ronnie Burgess will be officiating the service. Interment will follow in the Concord Cemetery in Waverly, TN. Active pallbearers will be Alan Jones, Joe David Fortner, Ben Hunt, Michael Oakes, Tim Wilson, Jerry Lee Black, and Donnie Black. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Concord Cemetery Fund, c/o Vicky Fortner, 314 Old Beardstown Road, Lobelville, TN 37097. You may also leave your donations at Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in Waverly, and we will gladly forward them for you. Survivors include: 3 Children: Billy Ray Fortner (Vicky), Lobelville, TN Ann Hunt (Sanders), Hurricane Mills, TN Tony Fortner (Janine), Franklin, TN 2 Sisters: Gladys Black, Erin, TN Doris Williams, Tennessee Ridge, TN 8 Grandchildren: Lt. Nathan Fortner (Alison) - U. S. Navy, Amanda Oakes (Michael), Alan Jones (Christian), Ben Hunt, Joe David Fortner (Misty), Mari Beth Wilson (Tim), Kate Scales, and Julie Kennedy 1 Granddaughter-in-law: Lici Fortner 11 Great Grandchildren: Emma Fortner, Reagan Fortner, McCoy Fortner, Judson Fortner, Anderson Fortner, Joely Fortner, Carly Fortner, Wyatt Wilson, Annabelle Goodman, Michelle Jones, and Alan Jones, Jr. Preceded in death by: Husband: Redick W. Fortner Grandson: Jeremy Fortner Parents: Coleman and Cora Grice 10 Siblings: Elizabeth Gwin, Willie Ruth Madden, Archie Grice, Betty Pearl Grice, Susie Hollis, Jean Tomlinson, Peggy Fulton, Billy Grice, Buddy Joe Grice, and Juanita Mullinax LUFF-BOWEN FUNERAL HOME 2400 Hwy. 13 North, Waverly, TN 37185   Telephone 931-296-2437   Obituary Line  931-296-3500
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