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David Arthur Forrest
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1891
Boyce
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1954
Winnfield
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA

David Arthur Forrest, merchant and resident of Winnfield for the past 21 years, was claimed by death Thursday, March 25, following a short illness.

Mr. Forrest was a native of Rapides Parish, where he was born August 18, 1891. After coming to Winnfield he identified himself with church and civic groups and at one time was executive secretary of the Winn Parish Draft Board.

Funeral services were held Saturday morning, March 27, at 10:00 o'clock at the First Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. L. L. Booth, pastor, and under the direction of Hixson's Funeral Home.

Pallbearers serving included Dudley Shell, James Russell, Jr., J. W. Wroten, W. L. Kirkpatrick, Max Crowe, and Hiram Wright. Honorary pallbearers were Stewards of the First Methodist Church and friends.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Laura Forrest, one daughter, Mrs. Polly Harris of Shreveport, and one son, Newton Forrest of Winnfield; four brothers, J. M. Forrest, Boyce, Antham [sic Willie W. Forrest], Monroe, J. E. Forrest, Mobile, Ala., and George Forrest, Baytown, Texas; two [sic three] sisters, Mrs. Charles Franklin, Baytown, Texas, [Mrs. Mary Worley, Fresno, Ca.] and Mrs. Ambrose Baske [sic Basco], Delhi, La.

Published in The Winnfield News-American, March 30, 1954 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Marion Forrest (1844 - 1924)
  Mary Elizabeth Frances Cudd Forrest (1857 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Laura E. Morrow Forrest (1897 - 1976)
 
 Children:
  Pauline Louise Forrest Harris (1916 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Edward Forrest (1875 - 1970)*
  Willie W. Forrest (1877 - 1964)*
  Mary Ellen Forrest Worley (1880 - 1986)*
  Sicily Forrest Basco (1887 - 1978)*
  David Arthur Forrest (1891 - 1954)
  Charles Edgar Forrest (1894 - 1894)*
  Carrie Emma Forrest Franklin (1897 - 1972)*
  George Augusta Forrest (1899 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Winnfield Cemetery
Winnfield
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Jun 22, 2010
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David Arthur Forrest
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David Arthur Forrest
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David Arthur Forrest
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