ATLANTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Saturday, July 25, 2009, Mr. Vernon Forrest, Sr. of Atlanta. A homegoing service will be held Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfa ir St., hosted by Minnesota Fatz and presided by Dr. Bobby Hankerson. He is survived by his mother, Ms. Mildred Forrest, Atlanta; son, Vernon Forrest, Jr.; five brothers, Mr. Bernard Forrest, Sedgwick Forrest, Alphonso (Sobreano) Forrest, Levert (Alberta), and Antonio Forrest all of Augusta; two sisters, Shelia Forrest (William Sr.) Houston, Augusta, Evonna Forrest, Atlanta; three step-sisters, Carolyn Forrest, Carletta Forrest and Vicky Forrest, all of Augusta, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and sorrowing friends. Flowers may be sent by visiting www.quickwayflowershop.com or calling (706) 736-8491. Friends may call or send cards to The Forrest Family c/o W. H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Boulevard, Augusta, GA 30901 (706) 722-6401.
The Augusta Chronicle-July 31, 2009