Jessie Morgan Fortner
June 9, 1937 - December 1, 2020
Jessie Morgan Fortner, 83, of Trenton, a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend, and most importantly, a child of God, went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at his home with his family at his side.

He was preceded in death by his loving and special daughter, Bonnie Annette Fortner, father, Harley Fortner, mother, Burnie Fortner, and brothers, James A., Roy, Kenneth, Homer, Wayne, & Larry Fortner.

Survivors include his loving wife of 63 years, Elizabeth Ann Fortner; son, Greg (Lisa) Fortner; grandson, Ethan (Sarah) Fortner; granddaughter, Grace Fortner; great-grandsons, Noah & Nate Fortner; sweet loving sister, Beatrice Newton; many nieces & nephews.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, December 3rd at 2:00 p.m. at Lake Hills Memorial Gardens with Brother Jimmy Ferguson, Brother Ethan Fortner, & Brother Roger Shirley officiating.

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The family will receive friends on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, Trenton, GA.

The family respectfully ask that those in attendance to please wear a mask and practice social distancing.


Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory
11415 S Main St
Trenton, GA 30752
(706) 657-7525


Lake Hills Memorial Gardens
206 Lake Hills Dr
Trenton, GA 30752