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Obituaries For Arthur Denzil "Doc" Fortner, 94, Mitchell
Updated May 4, 2013 6:50 PM | Filed under: WBIW News
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Arthur Denzil Fortner of Mitchell, known to friends and family as "Doc," passed away Thursday morning at Garden Villa in Bedford at the age of 94.

Born in 1914 in Lawrence County to Dennis and Daisy Fortner, Doc was a carpenter and member of First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his daughter Linda, son Donald, 4 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and several nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters Georgia and Mary, brothers Russell, Lance and Winford, 1 niece and 2 nephews.

Services will be held Tuesday morning at 11:00am at the First Baptist Church with burial to follow at Talbott Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3:00 until 7:00pm Monday at Chastain Funeral Home and again from 10:00am until time of service Tuesday at the church.

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