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Griffin Leggett Conway Funeral Home

1751 Dave Ward DR, Conway, AR

OBITUARY

Faye E. Fortenberry

February 12, 1949December 12, 2019
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Faye Evelyn McDaniel Fortenberry, age 70, of Conway went to be with her Savior on December 12, 2019. She died at Conway Regional Hospital with her family by her side.

She was born February 12, 1949 in Lake Village, Arkansas to the late Joe Calvin and Letha May McDaniel. She was a member of Oak Grove Freewill Baptist Church in Lake Village. She was a homemaker who loved her grandchildren beyond measure and enjoyed spoiling them. She also enjoyed singing, dancing, playing games, and solving puzzles.

She was also preceded in death by an infant son, Tommy Fortenberry; a brother, Ray McDaniel; and a sister, Netty Pearl McDaniel.

She leaves to cherish her memory a daughter, Kimberly Purtle (Rodney) of Conway; sons Tony Fortenberry and Alan Fortenberry (Robyn) of Texarkana; two granddaughters, Kaitlyn Fortenberry of Texarkana and Allison Purtle of Conway; a grandson, Ty Purtle of Conway; four brothers, Richard McDaniel of Dardanelle; Robert McDaniel of Cabot; Ted McDaniel of Star City; and Danny Joe McDaniel of Benton; and two sisters, Mary Phelps of Rison; Joyce DeAngelo of Horn Lake, Mississippi. She is also survived by many caring sisters and brothers-in- law, nieces, and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 am Tuesday at Griffin Leggett Funeral Home in Conway with burial in Rowell Cemetery in Rison. Visitation will be Monday from 6:00- 8:00. To sign the online guestbook, click “Add A Memory” at: www.griffinleggettconway.com

Services

  • Visitation Monday, December 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, December 17, 2019
  • Committal Service Tuesday, December 17, 2019

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Karen Spakes Spratlin

December 13, 2019

I went to school with Evelyn. We graduated from Dermott High School in 1967. She was always a very sweet person.
I am sending thoughts and prayers to the family during this most difficult time.
Karen Spakes Spratlin

Valerie Smith

December 13, 2019

Alan and Tony,
I am so sorry to hear of your mom passing away. My thoughts and prayers are with y’all during this difficult time.

Valerie Smith & Family

Pe Jordan

December 13, 2019

I've known Evelyn since I was a little girl. I always thought she was so beautiful. I am so sorry for the loss of this mother, grandmother , sister and aunt.

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