OBITUARY

Willease Forbes

April 29, 1942July 5, 2019
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Willease Forbes, age 77 of Foxworth, MS passed away Friday, July 5, 2019 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS. A native to Marion County, MS and longtime resident of Foxworth, she was a certified nursing assistant. Mrs. Forbes was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Elvin Forbes, Sr.; and parents, T.J. and Vester McKenzie. She is survived by two daughters, Judy Ryals, and Jennifer Barrios (Mark), both of Foxworth; a son, Robert Elvin Forbes, Jr. (Janice) of Foxworth; a sister, Grace Miller of Foxworth; a brother, Gary McKenzie of Foxworth; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. Mrs. Forbes family will receive friends from 5:00pm until 9:00pm on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Mt. Carmel Church of God. Funeral services will begin at 11:00am on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in the church sanctuary with Dr. Daniel Smith, presiding. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Pallbearers will include Chip Forbes, Yves Owens, Terry McKenzie, Julio Lemus, Dillon Miller, and Shane Miller.

  • FAMILY

  • ROBERT ELVIN FORBES SR., Husband
  • T.J. MCKENZIE, Father
  • VESTER BLACKWELL MCKENZIE, Mother
  • . ., .
  • JUDY RYALS, Daughter
  • JENNIFER (MARK) BARRIOS, Daughter
  • ROBERT ELVIN (JANICE) FORBES JR., Son
  • GRACE MILLER, Sister
  • GARY MCKENZIE, Brother
  • MRS. FORBES IS ALSO SURVIVED BY 4 GRANDCHILDREN, 4 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, AND A HOST OF NIECES, NEPHEWS, AND FRIENDS.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Chip Forbes
  • Yves Owens
  • Terry McKenzie
  • Julio Lemus
  • Dillon Miller
  • Shane Miller

Services

  • Visitation Monday, July 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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Biography

WILLEASE FORBES, AGE 77 OF FOXWORTH, MS PASSED AWAY FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2019 AT FORREST GENERAL HOSPITAL IN HATTIESBURG, MS. A NATIVE TO MARION COUNTY, MS AND LONGTIME RESIDENT OF FOXWORTH, SHE WAS A CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT.
MRS. FORBES WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER HUSBAND, ROBERT ELVIN FORBES, SR.; AND PARENTS, T.J. AND VESTER MCKENZIE. SHE IS SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS, JUDY RYALS, AND JENNIFER BARRIOS (MARK), BOTH OF FOXWORTH; A SON, ROBERT ELVIN FORBES, JR. (JANICE) OF FOXWORTH; A SISTER, GRACE MILLER OF FOXWORTH; A BROTHER, GARY MCKENZIE OF FOXWORTH; FOUR GRANDCHILDREN; FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN; AND A HOST OF NIECES, NEPHEWS, AND FRIENDS.