Obituaries

Mrs. Alice Greene Fortune, 104, of Bostic, died Friday, October 6, 2017 at Hospice House, Forest City.

She was the widow of Wade Fortune, and a daughter of the late Henry Tilden Greene and Alice Donahue Greene. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Audrey Ethel Fortune Washburn; 2 sisters, Guynell Greene Ruppe and Eudoria Greene; and her 2 brothers, Henry Greene and Bart Greene. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Bostic.

She is survived by her son, Kenneth Fortune of Taylorsville; and 5 grandchildren, Tracy Washburn, Angie Washburn Gantt, Renee Fortune Sigmon, Kenneth Fortune, Jr., and Dawn Fortune-Brown.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service.


William Robert “Bob” Foster, age 91 of Forest City, North Carolina died Thursday, October 5, 2017.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory.