Mrs. Lois T. Fortner

  • "so sorry to hear Mrs Fortner passed away. We always..."
    - Leland & Angie Prewitt
  • "Sorry I missed this. My condolences goes out to all the..."
    - Arlene Lane
  • "Sorry I unable to attend the funeral. Hoe all of you are..."
    - Sandra tyson Ditges
  • "Doug, Sorry for your loss. I pray your memories will bring..."
    - Terri McCusker
  • - Terri McCusker
Service Information
West Chatham Chapel - Pooler
901 Highway 80 West
Pooler, GA
31322
(912)-748-2444
Calling hours
Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
West Chatham Chapel - Pooler
901 Highway 80 West
Pooler, GA 31322
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Funeral service
Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019
7:00 PM
West Chatham Chapel - Pooler
901 Highway 80 West
Pooler, GA 31322
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Obituary

STATESBORO
Mrs. Lois T. Fortner, age 88, of Statesboro, passed away August 3, 2019. Known to everyone as "Sister" she drove a school bus for Chatham County Schools for over 35 years, and she was a long-time member of Silk Hope Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Ernest A. Tyson and Herbert B. Fortner, and two daughters, Lois Fortner and Betty Carol Fortner. Survivors include her son, Douglas (Bonnie) Tyson, of Metter, Ernest Craig (Theresa) Tyson, of Sardis, daughter, Robin Myers, of Richmond Hill, son, Michael (Donna) Fortner, of Savannah; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Sarah Cowart of Atlanta, Geneva Williams, of Savannah, Tobie (Josef) Odum of Donaldsonville; many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, 5:30 - 7:00 PM at Strickland Funeral Home, West Chatham Chapel in Pooler, and the funeral service will begin at 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel. Rev. Alfred Banks officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make remembrances to at www.stjude.org.
Thomas C. Strickland Funeral Home, Pooler, in charge of arrangments.
Published in BryanCountyNews from Aug. 5 to Aug. 12, 2019
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