August 17, 1940 - January 24, 2019
Dora Ann Meadows Fortney, age 78 years, a former resident of Fairmont, WV and a resident of Beverly passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019 at River Oaks Nursing Home in Nutter Fort, WV. She had been in failing health for the past year. She was born August 17, 1940, the first born child of the late Charles Noel and Minnie Lauretta Reichman Meadows. She was married to James Albert Fortney who preceded her in death December 24, 2008. Surviving is one daughter, Leigh Ann Kerns Boise of Florida; three grandchildren, Amanda Leigh Boise of FL, Preston James Kerns, II and Natasha (Lee) Milan of Ohio. One great granddaughter, two sisters, Betty Simmons of Beverly and June and husband Angelo Semenick of Elkins and one brother, Charles Noel Meadows, Jr. and wife Diane of Falling Waters, WV. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Also preceding her in death were two sons, Preston James Kerns and infant Brooks Allen Fortney and one brother, Theodore H. Meadows. Ann graduated from Beverly High School in 1958. She had lived in Fairmont, WV for thirty five years before moving back to Beverly. She had worked at Gee Bees and retired from Fairmont General Hospital. She loved to read and watch NASCAR Racing. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm Sunday, January 27th, 2019 at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A private burial will be held in the Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Morgantown, WV. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fresenius Kidney Care Patients Fund, 100 Main Street, Elkins, WV 26241 in memory of Mrs. Fortney. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Dora Ann Meadows Fortney. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
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