John Earl Forrest, 58 of 1801 Putnam- Glendon Rd. died Thursday, June 26, 2008 in Virginia.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM. Saturday, June 28, 2008 at Putnam Friends Church, with Dr. John Williamson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
He was a native of Gloster Virginia and was employed by Chief Express Trucking Co. out of Seagrove.
Surviving are: his wife Jeanne Wingo Forrest of the home.
Son: Jeffrey Forrest of Ramseur.
Daughter: Jaime Forrest Jordan of Seagrove.
Brothers: Doug Forrest and Roger Forrest both of Carthage and Ted Forrest of Robbins.
Sisters: Carolyn Maske of Robbins and Helen Humbertson of Carthage.
6 Grandchildren.
There will be no visitation.
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  1. we, at chief express, are greatly saddened by the loss of one of our co-workers, and friends. we will always remember john\’s dedication and everything he embodied as a person and employee. we will miss him greatly……rest in peace, john.
    -chief e

  2. Jeanne, I am so sorry about John\’s recent accident and death. I lost my first husband about 9 years ago so I truly know the sorrow and grief you feel. Only time will take care of the grief. Just lean on Jesus, He is the Great Comforter. He is with you ev

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