Verna Mae Fort, July 2, 1927- July 8, 2017
Verna Mae Fort was born in Hollis. Oklahoma on July 2, 1927 and passed away at the age of 90 in Seattle, WA on July 8, 2017. Verna was predeceased by her husband, El Ray Fort, and her daughter, Denise Fort.
Verna is survived by her son, Greg Fort of Seattle, WA, her Sister, Carolyn Nall of Colorado Springs, CO, and a cousin, Max Hodel of Anchorage, AK.
Verna and her husband moved to Anchorage from New Mexico in 1951 and resided here until 1984 at which time she moved to Seattle. Both of her children were born here.
Verna worked in the travel industry in Anchorage for many years and made many life-long friends. She had a gregarious nature and related to many friends in Anchorage, returning for visits regularly until constrained by failing health.
Interment will be in the Anchorage Memorial Cemetery. A grave side service and commitment is scheduled for 1:00 pm on Tuesday, August 1st.
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