Originally created 05/07/99

Mrs. Wilma Forbes



Mrs. Wilma Purvis Forbes, 79, died Tuesday, May 4, 1999, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Westover Memorial Park with the Rev. Davis Hagen officiating.

Mrs. Forbes, a native of Bryan County, had retired as a secretary with Medical College of Georgia. She was a member of Greene Street Presbyterian Church.

The family said, "God couldn't be everywhere all the time; that's why He created mothers."

Survivors include a son, George W. Forbes Jr., North Augusta; a daughter, Elizabeth Nelson, Augusta; a brother, Cecil Purvis, Lorton, Va.; and two grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be William Rossignol, Danny Sullivan, Shawn McBride, Bill Prince, Robert Nelson and Jimmy Quibodeaux.

Memorials may be made to Greene Street Presbyterian Church Women's Circle, 1235 Greene St., Augusta, GA 30901.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Platt's Funeral Home, Crawford Avenue.