Helen Fortner Stilwell, 87, of Huntsville died Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at her residence.

Mrs. Stilwell was born Oct. 19, 1932, in Cullman County to Eddie Andrew Fortner and Burney Duvall Fortner. She was married to Ollie A Stilwell Sr., who preceded her in death in 2012.

She retired from Grissom High School where she served as the lunchroom manager. She was a member of Union Grove Holiness Church in Morgan County.

She is survived by her son: Ollie A Stilwell Jr.; grandchildren: Steven Stilwell and Brian Stilwell; eight great-grandchildren; five great, great-grandchildren; brothers: Robert Fortner and Horace Fortner; sister: Sue Sadler; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son: Michael Stilwell; brothers: Donald Fortner and Cary Fortner; and sister: Gladys Byrom.

The funeral was at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel with Roy Walls officiating. Burial was in Arab Memorial Cemetery with Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel directing.

Pallbearers were Brian Stilwell, Steven Stilwell, Ken Stilwell, Jeff Stilwell, Jeff Johnson and Luke Elliott

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