Lewis E. Forrester
September 30, 1924 -
December 7, 2016

Visitation

December 8, 2016
5 - 8 p.m.

Service 

December 9, 2016
10 a.m.

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Mr. Lewis E. Forrester, age 92, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted Friday, December 9, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Fayetteville First Baptist Church with Dr. Jon Hathcock and Rev. Mike Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens. Mr. Forrester passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at the Donalson Care Center.

Mr. Forrester was a native of Lincoln County, TN, the son of the late William Alexander and Annie Lou Hale Forrester. He was a freight handler and machine operator for Amana and a member of the Fayetteville First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughter Phyllis Counts of Fayetteville, TN, grandchildren Natalie Counts of Chattanooga, TN, Shelby (Morgan) Dorn of Fayetteville, TN, great grandchildren Taylor Dorn, Grayson Dorn both of Fayetteville, TN, niece Janice Moore (Brent) Gregory of Shelbyville, TN and several nieces, nephews, family and friends. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Betty Slayton Forrester and sister Wilma F. Moore.

Visitation with the family will be Thursday evening from 5 until 8 p.m. at the Fayetteville First Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fayetteville First Baptist Church building fund.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Lewis E. Forrester.

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20 Comments

  1. Sherry Mastin

    Phyllis I’m so sorry to hear about Mr. Lewis. He was such a sweet man and I can still see his smile. Prayers for you and your family. I know Mr. Lewis and Wilma are walking the streets of gold.

    Reply
  2. Van and Melissa Massey

    Phyllis,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We just heard today.. So sorry we did not know until now.. You will be in our continued thoughts and prayers..
    Love,
    Van & Melissa

    Reply
  3. Karen Seals

    Love and prayers for the family. A sweet man is rejoicing on the other side.

    Reply
  4. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Phyllis, Natalie and Shelby, I know you are hurting badly and I am so sorry. Treasure all those precious memories of that sweet man. Thinking of you with much love.

    Reply
  5. Melissa Vickery

    Phyllis and family,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Forrester. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in the difficult days ahead. May God’s grace provide you with comfort and peace.

    Reply
  6. Kim Halcomb Cowart

    Phyllis, Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sad time. May God provide comfort and peace. Your memories will forever be in your heart.

    Reply
  7. Rev. Tommy Howell

    Phyllis Sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my Prayers

    Reply
  8. Ruthie Jeans

    I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with your Dad for many years at Amana. Always had a smile on his face and a kind word for everyone. He was a fine gentleman. I know he will be missed. Prayers for comfort in the days ahead for your family.

    Reply
  9. Lisa Marshall

    Phyllis, I’m was so sorry to hear about Lewis. He was such a wonderful man. He will be greatly missed. Sending my love and prayers to all of you. Will not be able to make visitation due to Jordon’s concert. Will do my best to be there for funeral.

    Reply
  10. Tony and Lereca Swinford, Dewayna and Phil Shelton

    We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

    Reply
  11. Janice Gregory

    Uncle Lewis was the best. I will surely miss him.

    Reply
  12. Billy Gray

    Phylis, So sorry to hear of Lewis’s passing. worked with for about 17 years,He will be greatly missed.
    You are in our thoughts andprayers

    Reply
  13. Janice Kung

    Very sorry to learn of Lewis passing.
    I always enjoyed talking with him,
    Very nice person,
    May our Lord and Savior give you comfort at this difficult time.

    Reply
  14. Dena Kincaid

    Phyllis and family,
    So very sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. He was such a sweet man. Our prayer is that God will comfort you in this time of sorrow.

    Jimmy and Dena Kincaid

    Reply
  15. Phillip and Diane Knowles

    Phyllis,
    We are so sorry for your loss. God be with you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Reply
  16. Charlotte Jennings Forrester

    Phyllis,
    So sorry about your Dad. My Bob always went to see Lewis when he was in Fayetteville.

    Reply
  17. Axie Barnes

    Phyllis and family.

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort during this time of loss.

    Jeff and Axie Barnes and family

    Reply
    • Charlotte.Jennings Forrester

      Bob always went to see Lewis when he was in Fayetteville. They remember growing up in Bellville.

      Reply
  18. Connie Amos

    Guys, I love you all! May the Lord wrap you in comfort as only He can.

    Reply
  19. Carol Norman

    Phyllis and family:

    So sorry for your loss. Your dad was always sweet to me. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply

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20 Comments

  1. Sherry Mastin

    Phyllis I’m so sorry to hear about Mr. Lewis. He was such a sweet man and I can still see his smile. Prayers for you and your family. I know Mr. Lewis and Wilma are walking the streets of gold.

    Reply
  2. Van and Melissa Massey

    Phyllis,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We just heard today.. So sorry we did not know until now.. You will be in our continued thoughts and prayers..
    Love,
    Van & Melissa

    Reply
  3. Karen Seals

    Love and prayers for the family. A sweet man is rejoicing on the other side.

    Reply
  4. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Phyllis, Natalie and Shelby, I know you are hurting badly and I am so sorry. Treasure all those precious memories of that sweet man. Thinking of you with much love.

    Reply
  5. Melissa Vickery

    Phyllis and family,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Forrester. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in the difficult days ahead. May God’s grace provide you with comfort and peace.

    Reply
  6. Kim Halcomb Cowart

    Phyllis, Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sad time. May God provide comfort and peace. Your memories will forever be in your heart.

    Reply
  7. Rev. Tommy Howell

    Phyllis Sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my Prayers

    Reply
  8. Ruthie Jeans

    I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with your Dad for many years at Amana. Always had a smile on his face and a kind word for everyone. He was a fine gentleman. I know he will be missed. Prayers for comfort in the days ahead for your family.

    Reply
  9. Lisa Marshall

    Phyllis, I’m was so sorry to hear about Lewis. He was such a wonderful man. He will be greatly missed. Sending my love and prayers to all of you. Will not be able to make visitation due to Jordon’s concert. Will do my best to be there for funeral.

    Reply
  10. Tony and Lereca Swinford, Dewayna and Phil Shelton

    We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

    Reply
  11. Janice Gregory

    Uncle Lewis was the best. I will surely miss him.

    Reply
  12. Billy Gray

    Phylis, So sorry to hear of Lewis’s passing. worked with for about 17 years,He will be greatly missed.
    You are in our thoughts andprayers

    Reply
  13. Janice Kung

    Very sorry to learn of Lewis passing.
    I always enjoyed talking with him,
    Very nice person,
    May our Lord and Savior give you comfort at this difficult time.

    Reply
  14. Dena Kincaid

    Phyllis and family,
    So very sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. He was such a sweet man. Our prayer is that God will comfort you in this time of sorrow.

    Jimmy and Dena Kincaid

    Reply
  15. Phillip and Diane Knowles

    Phyllis,
    We are so sorry for your loss. God be with you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Reply
  16. Charlotte Jennings Forrester

    Phyllis,
    So sorry about your Dad. My Bob always went to see Lewis when he was in Fayetteville.

    Reply
  17. Axie Barnes

    Phyllis and family.

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort during this time of loss.

    Jeff and Axie Barnes and family

    Reply
    • Charlotte.Jennings Forrester

      Bob always went to see Lewis when he was in Fayetteville. They remember growing up in Bellville.

      Reply
  18. Connie Amos

    Guys, I love you all! May the Lord wrap you in comfort as only He can.

    Reply
  19. Carol Norman

    Phyllis and family:

    So sorry for your loss. Your dad was always sweet to me. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply

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