Joyce Fortner McNab

Joyce Fortner McNab, Age 67 of Bethlehem Ga passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021 peacefully at her home surrounded by her family.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held privately at a later date.  She was born December 5, 1953 in Winder, Ga to Otis and Mary Pursley Fortner.  After high school she worked for Harwell Reproduction and Mitsubishi.  For over 20 years she raised and bred White German Shepherd with her husband.  She loved to go fishing and spending time with family.  She would take trips with her children and grandchildren to shop and eat out at different places.  Mrs. McNab is preceded in death by her father Otis Fortner and brother Gary Fortner.  She is survived by her husband Mayor Sandy McNab, Bethlehem, GA.  Mother; Mary Pursley of Winder, GA. Daughters; Tracy Autry and Paul Duke of Monroe, Ga and Cynthia and Mitchell Church of Winder, GA.  Brothers; Roger Fortner and Larry Fortner both of Commerce, GA.  Sister; Louise Collins of Auburn, GA.  Grandchildren; Johnathan Adams, Christopher Adams, Amanda Adams, Brittany Church, Emily Church.  Great Grand Children; Kylie Jackson, Lucas Mewborn, Liam Mewborn, Steven Mewborn, Chelsea Mewborn, Leland Mewborn, Haylee Mewborn, John Mewborn, Nathan Mewborn, Logan Johnson, Cheyanne Johnson, Clayton Adams, Caden Adams, Landen Adams, Alaina Adams, Gracie Covington and Anabelle Frady.  Lawson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements located at 4532 Highway 53 | Hoschton Ga 30548 | 706-654-0966 or visit us at to leave online condolences for the family.

5 thoughts on “Joyce Fortner McNab”

  1. Joyce was very much loved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She had many ailments but carried on as well as she could. Please keep her family in your prayers.

  2. I’m so sorry to hear this sad news. Joyce was always a very sweet lady and was alway a nice neighbor to my dad, too. My prayers are with Sandy and the whole family.

  3. My deepest sympathy to Sandy and all of Joyce’s family and friends. May your memories of time spent together carry you through your sorrow. And, may knowing that others care bring you some comfort.

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