Jessie Abraham Forrest
October 22, 1964 – January 7, 2021
Jessie Abraham Forrest, age 56, of Kingsport, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021.
Jessie attended Hampton High School in Hampton, Tennessee. He worked at Ripshin Tree Farm for 10 years and Tri-city Landscape for approximately 12 years, prior to his retirement. He loved working with plants and had a green thumb.
He is preceded in death by his father, Harry Arthur Forrest, mother Evelyn Lorene Mitchem Barnett, sisters Linda Turpin, Mary Owens, "Sissy' Palmer, Sylvia Lawson, Teresa Barnett, brothers Warren "Bun" Forrest, Jimmy Forrest
Survived by his wife, Carol Richards Forrest, Step father Buster Barnett, brothers Al Forrest, Kenny Forrest, Carolyn Finley, Jerry Barnett, Jimmy Barnett, sisters Norma Barnett, Shirley Barnett Davis, Carolyn Barnett Bowyer, step sisters Joan Thomas, Wanda Barnett, special niece Kristi and husband Kole Recker, multiple nieces and nephews
Honorary pallbearers are Rodney Buchannan, Scott Beaver, Keith Fizer, Frank Highsmith, Kole Recker, Jeff Fuller.
Interment will be held Monday at 11 AM January 11, 2021 at East Lawn Memorial Park. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.eastlawnkingsport.com for the Forrest family.