Yvonne Fortner

Yvonne Fortner, 87, passed away Sept. 1, 2019 at Carthage Health & Rehabilitation. Fortner was born April 20, 1932 in Halltown, to Lorn Roscoe and Margarite “Rodgers” Goodman. She attended Mt. Vernon High School, was a nurses’ aid at St. Johns Hospital in Springfield and also worked at Jimmie Fortner Oil Company. She attended the First Christian Church in Carthage.Fortner was married to Jimmie Fortner in 1953 in Ash Grove; he survives.
Fortner is also survived by: brother, Douglas (Jane) Goodman of Southwest Missouri and Ecuador. Fortner was preceded in death by: daughter, Connie Sue Fortner, in 2009; and sister, Anita Dunn in 1986.
Services were held Sept. 5, 2019. Burial was at Paradise Cemetery near Jasper. Memorials may be made to your local church or your choice in care of Ulmer Funeral Home.Online condolences may be made at www.ulmerfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.


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