May 26, 1931 - August 29, 2015
Mrs. Evelyn Marie Stephens Forrester, age 84 of Rockmart, Georgia passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015. Mrs. Forrester was born May 26, 1931 in Cullman, Alabama, daughter of the late Jewettie B. Stephens and the late Edie Lou Bailey Stephens. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Freedom Missionary Baptist Church. For many years she was the church pianist at Lee’s Chapel Baptist Church of Cedartown. Mrs. Forrester loved building and remodeling homes. She and her husband, Harold, built eight houses together and remodeled eleven homes. Evelyn was a seamstress and enjoyed quilting and needlework. She had a great love for family, children and mission work. Mrs. Forrester was preceeded in death by her husband, Mr. Harold L. Forrester. Mrs. Forrester was survived by a daughter, Linda Forrester Beatenbo and her husband Charlie of Rockmart; granddaughter, Donna Lynn Beatenbo Alwine and her husband Dan; two great-grandsons, Drew and Dylan; and three sisters, Mildred Wells of Cedartown, Zellar Brannan of Hiram and Arzell Blankenship of Powder Springs. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 31st at 11:00 a.m.in the chapel of the Freeman Harris Funeral Home with Rev. Micah Williams, Rev. Allen Grimes and Rev. Charlie Beatenbo officiating. Interment services will follow in the family lot of Polk Memory Gardens. The following gentlemen have been asked to serve as pallbearers: Gary Forrester, Zack Forrester, Jefrey Forrester, Adam Lester, Michael Brannan and Dan Alwine. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening, August 30th between the hours of 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. Floral donations will be accepted or those wishing to do so, may make memorial contributions to Wellstar Community Hospice, Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain, 475 Dickson Ave. NW, Marietta GA 30064 in memory of Mrs. Forrester. Freeman Harris Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral services for Mrs. Evelyn Marie Stephens Forrester.
Mrs. Evelyn Marie Stephens Forrester, age 84 of Rockmart, Georgia passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015. Mrs. Forrester was born May 26, 1931 in Cullman, Alabama, daughter of the late Jewettie B. Stephens and the late Edie Lou Bailey Stephens.... View Obituary & Service Information
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