December 16, 2018

Beverly J. Forton

Died March 5, 2018


Beverly J. Forton, 84, passed away Monday, March 5, 2018, at the Villa at West Branch.

She was born Feb. 1, 1934, in Ann Arbor to Gerald and Ruth (Spies) Fisher. She lived in West Branch since 1998, formerly of Prescott. Beverly was a member of the Moose Lodge and the Eagles, both of West Branch. She enjoyed reading, crocheting and going to the casino.

Beverly is survived by her children, Diane Clark of West Branch, Dennis Shipley of Lupton, Debra (Len) Kent of Prescott and Thomas (Toni) Forton Jr. of Prescott; grandchildren, David, Doug, Kristie, Kevin, Hope, T.J., Emily, Alexis and Brayden; 15 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; sister, Marlene (Gary) Peck of South Carolina; and brother, Warren (Barb) Fisher of Ann Arbor.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Thomas H. Forton Sr., in 1996.

A memorial service will be held at Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch on Monday, March 12, 2018, at 11 a.m. with visitation starting at 10 a.m. Pastor Jon Scott will officiate.

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