Bernice (Peggy) Beck Fortner

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Bernice (Peggy) Beck Fortner of Pelion, SC passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 in the hospital in Pelion. 

A native of Swain County, she was the daughter of the late Tiilson and Bessie Beck. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband and two brothers. 

She is survived by her children Sharon Maney of Sylva, Walt Maney (Judy) of Minneapolis MN, Shirley Ghrist (Jeremy) of the home and Sheila Fortner of the home. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren, 5 sisters and numerous nieces and nephew. 

A private celebration of her life was held for her immediate family on Thursday, Oct. 12. 

The family requests in lieu of flowers, you make a donation to a charity of your choice.

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