Delta resident Carol Fortune died Sunday, June 11, 2017, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. She was 67.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 7, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta.
Carol Jean Cornwell was born July 9, 1949, to Albert and Mary (Scott) Cornwell in Montrose.
She married Jimmy Fortune on July 20, 1969, in Olathe.
She is survived by her husband, Jim Fortune of Delta; son, Mike Fortune of Delta; daughter, Lisa (Jason) Neil of Rifle; brother, Richard (Nancy) Cornwell of Olathe; four sisters, Nelda Smith and Ruth Workman, both of Montrose, Marilyn Workman of Parachute and Helen Kelley of Atlanta, Ga.; and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Charlotte Decker and Raissa Todd.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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