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Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home

127 Blanding Blvd, Orange Park, FL

OBITUARY

Garnet M. Forrest

May 7, 1923August 28, 2019

Garnet M. Forrest, 96, passed away on August 28, 2019 in Jacksonville, FL. She was born in Dayton, Pennsylvania and was predeceased by her husband, Stephen Forrest. She loved THE LORD with all her heart. Over the years, her interests were singing in the choir, gardening, playing piano, and an avid walker. Her daughters and her grandchildren were the love of her life. Mrs. Forrest is survived by her 2 daughters: Stephanie (Daniel) Hunter and Darlene Forrest; step-son, Donald B. Forrest; 2 grandchildren: Bradley T. (Courtney Weatherby-Hunter) Hunter and Brett S. Hunter. Funeral services will be held 11 AM, Saturday, September 7, 2019 at HARDAGE-GIDDENS RIVERMEAD FUNERAL HOME, 127 Blanding Blvd, Orange Park with Pastor Milton Dykes officiating. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation or Community Hospice of Northeast Florida. Please post words of comfort at www.hardage-giddensrivermead.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Mrs. Forrest is survived by her 2 daughters: Stephanie (Daniel) Hunter and Darlene Forrest; step-son, Donald B. Forrest; 2 grandchildren: Bradley T. (Courtney Weatherby-Hunter) Hunter and Brett S. Hunter. She was predeceased by her husband, Stephen Forrest.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, September 7, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 7, 2019
  • Committal Service Saturday, September 7, 2019

Memories

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Mike Alton

September 6, 2019

What a great woman! Our family has known Garnet Forrest for 14 years. She was our neighbor and friend. She watched both of my children grow up and was always interested in how our family was doing. If the weather was accommodating, she would be outside walking the neighborhood or addressing her yard. I loved seeing her smiling face and hear her tender remarks. We will miss her dearly!
Mike & Connie Alton

Susan Hankel

September 5, 2019

Dear Stephanie, I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. So glad you had her for as long as you did. You and your family are in my prayers.

Debra Richmond

August 31, 2019

Stephanie and Darlene, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother, she has been on my mind alot lately. I truly enjoyed the time I had with her, she was a blessing and a wonderful woman whom I loved dearly. My thoughts and prayers will be with you and your Family . Love to you both,

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY