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Mr. James C. Forrister, age 86, of Cedartown, GA passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 in Cedartown, GA.
He was born in Cleburne County, AL on February 17, 1931 a son of the late Arthur Forrister and Emily Puckett Forrister. Mr. Forrister had been a resident of Cedartown since 1951and was a member of the Rockmart Church of Christ. He was a contractor for over thirty years in Polk County having an ownership in Forrister & Forrister Contracting and also in Polk Development Company. His hobbies included hunting and fishing.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, James Keith Forrister on September 18, 2001; by two brothers: Curtis and Dewey Forrister and by several half brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his wife of sixty six years, Geneva Witt Forrister; son, Kyle Forrister and wife Lorie; three grandchildren: Anna Forrister, Jennifer Forrister and Jamie Forrister; one great grandson, Payton Bell; two half brothers: Frank and Howard; five half sisters: Judy, Rachel, Linda, Missy and Teresa.
Graveside funeral and interment services will be held Saturday, April 15, 2107 at 2:30 pm in Polk Memory Gardens with Ministers Doug Simms and Josh Clevenger officiating.
Pallbearers will include: Payton Bell, Frank Forrister, Howard Forrister, Jim McClure, Chris McClure and Scott Forrister.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 12 noon until 2:00 pm at the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home.
The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mr. James C. Forrister.
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304 West Elm Street
Rockmart, GA 30153
2245 Rockmart Hwy.
Cedartown, GA 30125