Mona Fortenberry

Monday, January 4, 2021

Mona Kay Fortenberry, née Hodge, 69 year old resident of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, died on December 28, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Arkansas.  She was born on June 5, 1951 in Cairo, Illinois.  Mona attended Windsor School in Imperial, Missouri where she enjoyed playing volleyball.  She was a CNA, working for nursing homes in Florida, Georgia, and Oklahoma.  She was a longtime resident of Gentry, Arkansas, before moving to Eureka Springs recently.

She was preceded in death by her parents Aaron Scott Hodge and Eileen Nomel (Hyslop) Hodge, one sister, Barbara Daniels, and granddaughter, Heaven Lee Fortenberry.

She is survived by two children: son, Gary Fortenberry, and wife Sara Harrison of Eureka Springs, and daughter, Misty Hartley of Eureka Springs, five grandchildren: Forrest Amos, Irie Fortenberry, Nehemiah Fortenberry, Aaron Scott Fortenberry, and Connor Fortenberry, two great grandchildren: Nathan Fortenberry and Elijah Amos, sister: Patricia Grimshaw and four nephews: David Hooper, Steven Grimshaw, Donald Grimshaw, and Kevin Grimshaw, and three nieces: Debbie McClure, Norma Snider, and Ruth Hooper.

Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Fairmount Cemetery near Gentry, Arkansas.  To sign the online guestbook, please visit  Arrangements are by Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.