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Janet Fay Fortner

August 2, 1946 September 15, 2020
Janet Fay Fortner
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JANET FAY (SPRINKLE) FORTNER, 74 years of age of Hurley, VA, passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at the Pikeville Medical Center following an extended illness. Born in Petersburg, IL, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Freta Faye Walkins Sprinkle. She was a longtime resident of Buchanan County and was a member of Blackey Baptist Church. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her grandsons.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2-Brothers: Stanley Eugene Sprinkle and Wayne Ellis Sprinkle.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Burnice Fortner of Hurley, VA; 1-Daughter: Robin Elaine Brewer of Georgetown, KY; 2-Special Grandsons: Tucker Lee Brewer and Jaxson Riley Brewer of Georgetown, KY; 2-Sisters: Rita Joy Sprinkle of Saltillo, MS, and Gretta June Brady of Frisco, TX; Half-Sister: Alisa Reece Sprinkle of Baldwyn, MS; Special Friend: Joyce Brewer of Georgetown, KY, and Shirley Harrison of Baldwyn, MS.

Also, survived by several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel Thursday evening at 6:00 P.M. with services at 7:00 P.M.

Funeral Services for JANET FAY (SPRINKLE) FORTNER will be conducted Friday, September 18, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eugene Whited officiating with burial to follow in the Mary Lou Cemetery on Stateline Ridge #1, near Paynesville, WV.

Active Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Chip Brady, Kyle Branham, Harold Vandyke, Harry Hull, Rick Owens, Joyce Brewer, Trey Adkins and Staff of Medical Park Pharmacy.

We will be taking proactive measures to help prevent the spread of any potential illness. In an effort to minimize direct contact, we ask that you consider avoiding shaking hands or physical contact with the members of the family or other guests. Direct Eye Contact, Loving Words, and a Warm Smile can be as meaningful to the families as a traditional handshake or hug, especially during these difficult times. Face masks or coverings are strongly encouraged.

Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy, VA is honored to serve the family of JANET FAY (SPRINKLE) FORTNER.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

17

Sep

6:00 PM 9/17/2020 6:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Service

Thursday

17

Sep

7:00 PM 9/17/2020 7:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Funeral

Friday

18

Sep

1:00 PM 9/18/2020 1:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mary Lou Cemetery Final Resting Place

State Line Ridge #1
Paynesville, WV

State Line Ridge #1 Paynesville WV
United States
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