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March 04, 2024

Faye Linda Fortner Fox

Faye Linda Fortner Fox

Faye Linda Fortner Fox, 79, of Taylorsville, passed away January 14, 2021 at home.

She was born February 18, 1941, in Alexander County, to the late David Fred Fortner and Mary Ann Treadaway Fortner. She was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Royce Fox; a son, Franklin Andrew Fox; a daughter, Vivian Dianne Fortner; a grandson, Christopher Ray Edgison; a brother, David Lee Fortner; a sister, Lois Fortner Crotts; a son-in-law, Charles Ray Edgison; and a daughter-in-law, Irene Hicks Fox.

Survivors include a son, Floyd Clifford Fox of the home; two daughters, Teresa Ann Fox Bailey and husband James of Taylorsville, and Donna Faye Fox Edgison of Atlanta, Georgia; two brothers, Tommy Fortner and wife Connie of Stony Point, and Dennis Fortner and wife Nancy of Taylorsville; two sisters, Wilma Johnson and husband Tony of Hiddenite, and Joy Charles of Claremont; ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

A graveside memorial service for Faye Linda Fortner Fox will take place with the internment of Faye’s cremains on the grave of her husband, Floyd Royce Fox, on Saturday, September 18, 2021, with an inclement weather date the following Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 11 a.m., at Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetary, formerly known as Northside Baptist Church, on NC Hwy 16 North of Taylorsville. The Reverend Esker Clanton will officiate. Family and friends are invited to attend this memorial service.

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1 Comment

  1. Sabrina Weikle on January 29, 2021 at 7:22 pm

    I’m sorry for your loss, I have some wonderful memories of Faye while working with her at Shady Rest Home.Prayers for her family.

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