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Thelmer Forrester

Sunday, January 22, 2006

PORTAGEVILLE - Thelmer E. Forrester, 90, died Jan. 19, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

Born April 14, 1915, in Pemiscot County, she was the daughter of the late Mary Wyatt and Henry Fisher.

In 1932, she married Delmar R. Forrester who preceded her in death on May 22, 1973.

She was also preceded in death by two sons, Jimmie Ray Forrester on Oct. 23, 1997, and David Forrester; three brothers, Eldridge Fisher, Cecil Fisher and Avon Fisher; one sister, Letha Joiner; and two grandchildren.

Survivors include: five sons, William H. Forrester, Delmar "Buddy" Forrester Jr. and Ronnie Forrester of Portageville, Wayne Forrester of Marshville and Michael Forrester of Bloomfield; four daughters, Linda Fay Asbell of New Madrid, Judith Dill of St. Peters, Betty Jackson of Gainesville and Patricia Thacker of Portageville; and 24 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren.

Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. today at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville with the Rev. Wayne Tribble officiating.

Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.