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Tonnie Fortner

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

(p) 740-682-6696 (f) 740-682-7862 (e) (w)

Tonnie Fortner, age 70, of Jackson, originally of Oak Hill, passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Four Winds of Jackson. He was born June 13, 1947 in Guyan, West Virginia to the late Jesse and Hazel (Browning) Fortner.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his twin babies, Rebecca and Brian Fortner; a son, Jason Fortner and three brothers, Jack, Denver and Terence Fortner.

He leaves behind his wife of 40 years, Martha (Cox) Fortner, of Jackson; daughter, Alicia Fortner, of Wellston; siblings, Ted (Denise) Fortner, of Grass Lake MI, Jewell (Glen) Arrowood, of Oak Hill and Mike (Brenda) Fortner, of Oak Hill; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Friends may call Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 1-3 PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. A funeral service will immediately follow the calling hours at 3PM with Rev. Jamie Fortner and Rev. Mick Browning officiating. Burial will follow in the Fortner Family Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to

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