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Barbara Fortson Notice
Oct. 8, 1920 - Aug. 26, 2013
Barbara Maynard Fortson, 92, of Vallejo passed away in her home on Aug. 26, after a long illness. She was born in Carter, Montana, and raised around Chester, Montana. In the early '50's, she moved to Vallejo and was employed on Mare Island at NAVELEX as a clerk/stenographer. Barbara was a member of Community Presbyterian Church for over 50 years and was a long-standing member of the choir. She also sang with the Vallejo Choral Society and loved gardening.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Howard Fortson; her daughter, Sandra Laureness (Gary) Cronhardt; her son, Colin (Cathy) Maynard of Great Falls, Montana; her brother, Randall Matkin of Michigan; four grandchildren, Kimberly (Bryon) Nelson, Greg (Angela) Cronhardt, Geoffrey (Kristina) Maynard, and Kelly (Angela Burks) Maynard, and six great-grandchildren, Matthew, Natalie, Robyn, Ashley, Nathan, Kristen.
The memorial service will be Thursday, Sept. 5, at 11 a.m., at Community Presbyterian Church, 2800 Georgia St., Vallejo. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Community Presbyterian Memorial Fund.
Published in TimesHeraldOnline on Aug. 29, 2013
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