The Port Arthur News
PORT NECHES —
Shirley Faye Forrest, 77, of Port Neches, Texas passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at the Holland Place in Nederland, Texas.
Shirley was born March 5, 1936 in Ragley, Louisiana to John L. and Hermie McConathy. She graduated from DeRidder High School in 1953. She retired as Clerk with the 9th Court of Appeals in Beaumont, Texas.
Shirley is preceded in death by her husband, Freddie Forrest, and son, Danny Forrest.
Survivors include two daughters, Gwen Hill and husband Mark, Susan Youngblood and husband Paul; one son, David Forrest and wife Jane all of Port Neches; grandchildren, Jeremy Forrest, Krystina Forrest, Matthew Hill, Melissa Hill-Johnson, Kaitlin Forrest, Logan Forrest, Greg Youngblood, Adam Youngblood, Eric Youngblood, Jessica Blackwell and Michelle Blackwell; great grandchildren, AJ Fells, Bryce Thompson, Evelynn Lignore, Christian Lignore, Lucas Yost and Shiloh Forrest; sisters, Dottie Lewis of Angleton, Texas, Pam Jamison of Houston, Texas and Chloe Strecker of Batesville, Arkansas; brother, SJ McConathy of DeRidder, Louisiana and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm, Friday, May 24, 2013 at Levingston Funeral Home in Port Neches with Rev. Msgr. Bennie Patillo officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday evening from 5:00 - 8:00 pm at the funeral home.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Cindy Mitchell and all her wonderful caregivers of The Holland Place in Nederland, Texas.
In lieu of flowers the family would like donations to be made to the Playground fund at First United Methodist Church, Port Neches, Texas or a charity of your choice.