SIKESTON -- Mary Ann Forbis, 80, died June 7, 2012, at Golden Living at Brandywood in Gallatin, Tenn.
Born Sept. 10, 1931, in Sikeston, daughter of the late James and Tishie Bates Hitchcock, and she was a 1949 graduate of Sikeston High School and worked for many years at the Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities. She was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a son, Lawrence, and three brothers, J.N. Hitchcock Jr., Olen Hitchcock and Lindell Hitchcock.
On May 6, 1951, in Sikeston, she married Glenn Forbis who survives.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Anne Forbis of Sikeston; one daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Louie Belt Jr. of Nashville, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Justin and Jana Dover of Hendersonville, Tenn., Christopher Forbis of Greenville, S.C., and Andrea Forbis of Sikeston; and two great-grandkids, Mason Dover and Baylor Dover of Hendersonville.
Services were held Monday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Burial followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Justin Dover, Christopher Forbis, Louie Belt Jr., Louie Belt Sr., Tommy Bridger and John Culbertson.
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