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Whitten Timberlake Chapel

7404 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA

OBITUARY

Virginia Fay Fortune

March 9, 1928June 8, 2019
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Virginia Fay Fortune, age 91 of Forest, widow of John W. Fortune, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at her home.

She was born on March 9, 1928 in Lynchburg, daughter of the late James and Gessie Williams. Fay was a member of Redeeming Grace Baptist Church and her career included working for General Electric as well as Allen Telecom. In her free time she enjoyed crocheting, reading, sports, and spending time with her church family. She was a great cook who thought chocolate was a major food group.

She was the last of 6 children being preceded in death by siblings, Alfred Williams, Claris W. Roberts, Earl Williams, Audrey Bondurant, and Minerva Torrence.

Survivors include 3 children, Toni E. Fortune and wife Loretta, Richard A Fortune and wife Patty and Sharon F. Callahan and husband Jessie; 6 grandchildren, Christy McIver, Matt Fortune and wife Sarah, Greg Fortune and wife Angie, Joey Wright and wife Becca, Jessica Belcher and husband Allan and Dani Fortune; 5 great grandchildren, Abby McIver, Hailee Fortune, Sierra Cassidy, Tanner Cassidy and Jacob Belcher. She is also survived by a close friend, Mary Eubanks.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel with Pastor Mike O’Brien officiating. Burial will follow at Virginia Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel and other times at the home of Sharon Callahan.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400, McLean, VA 22102.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Allan Belcher
  • Matt Fortune
  • Greg Fortune
  • Joey Wright
  • Dani Fortune
  • Todd Ramsey
  • DONATIONS

  • Alzhimer's Association

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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Virginia Fay Fortune

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Sue Pfeiffer

June 12, 2019

Dear Tony, Loretta and Family,
I am just now reading of your dear sweet Fay's passing. I loved her...she was a dear precious person. I would have definitely come to visitation/funeral, if I had known. I miss seeing each of you. I am so sorry for your loss, and will be lifting you up in prayer.
Love to you.
Sue Hall Pfeiffer
Rustburg, VA

Sheila Matuschek

June 12, 2019

Dear Jessica and Family,
I am so sorry for the loss of your Grandma. My thought and prayers are with you and your family.

Linda Taylor

June 12, 2019

My deepest condolences. Fay and family have been friends of family for many years back to Blue Ridge St. Thoughts and prayers.

Diane Burgess

June 11, 2019

Sharon.So sorry to hear of your Mama passing.I do remember her coming to Boonsboro School when we were in elementary school.Mack and my prayers are with you all-you,Toni,and Ricky.


Mack &Diane Burgess

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