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From: "Vera Reeves" <>
Subject: [ARIZARD] Forrest - Marsha
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 09:09:23 -0600
Calico Rock Progress - Oct 19, 1951 - Wesley K. Forrest Dies Saturday
Following Long Illness
Wesley K. Forrest well known citizen of Calico Rock, died in a
Little Rock hospital, Saturday, Oct 13, following several months illness. He
was 70 years of age.
Mr Forrest was born at Violet Hill February 14, 1881. The
greater part of his life was spent in the vicinity of Violet hill. He moved
to Calico Rock seven years ago. He had served as justice of the peace of
this township the past few years.
Mr Forrest was one of the county's most highly respected
citizens and his passing is mourned by a host of relatives and friends. He
united with the Methodist Church at an early age and lived a devout
Christian life. He was a member of the Forrest Chapel Methodist Church.
He united in marriage to Lula Crutchfield October 4, 1905, who
preceded him in death by four years. Five children were born to this union,
two sons preceding him in death.
Survivors include one son, Sterling Forrest of Brockwell, two
daughters, Mrs W. O. Gilliland of Calico Rock and Mrs J. O. Buchanan of
North Little Rock; one sister, Mrs Rinda Hames of Brockwell, three brothers,
Lee and Ludie Forrest of Brockwell and Otis Forrest of Calico Rock; two
grandsons, four granddaughters and two great-granddaughters.
Funeral services were held at Forrest Chapel Methodist Church
Sunday afternoon with Rev. Y. D. Whitehurst of Melbourne officiating. Burial
was in Forrest Chapel cemetery. The Crouch Funeral Service being in charge.
> 1 Wesley K. Forrest b: 14 Feb 1881 Violet Hill, Izard Co., AR d: 13 Oct
> 1951 in Little Rock, Pulaski Co., AR
> . +Lula Crutchfield b: 1890 Izard Co., AR m: 04 Oct 1905 d: 03 Jan 1948
> in Calico Rock, Izard Co., AR
> . 2 Clara Forrest
> ..... +William O. Gilliland b: 24 Mar 1949
> . 2 Nina Forrest
> ..... +J. O. Buchanan *****
> . 2 Sterling Forrest