Fortson (Yoder), 82, of Little Rock passed away December 3, 2022 with
her family and friends by her side. She was a cheerful, patient mother
and friend who was always a shining example of Christís love and
forgiveness. She faithfully served her community as a hairstylist for
well over 50 years and was passionate about gardening, loved cooking,
enjoyed loving on her family and friends, and was a devoted member of
Parkway Place Baptist Church.
is survived by her 4 children and spouses: Gene Ground, Jr.; Chuck
Payne (Betty); Alicia Sorrows (Jay); Becky Wadley (Glynn); her 4
siblings; 11 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and nieces and
nephews. Beverly was predeceased by her beloved parents, Stan and Ruth
Yoder of Little Rock, her dear brothers-in-law, and one granddaughter.
will receive visitors on Thursday December 8, 2022 from 6:00-8:00pm at
Smith Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct., Little Rock, AR
72205. Funeral service will be held at Parkway Place Baptist Church in
Little Rock on Friday at 1:30pm.