Virginia E. Forrest, 89

JUNE 26, 1922-JUNE 28, 2011

June 29, 2011
  • Virginia Etheline Forrest
Virginia Etheline Forrest

Virginia Etheline Forrest, 89, of Hagerstown, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.

Born June 26, 1922, in Prince Edward County, Va. she was the daughter of the late Martin B. and Virginia E. (Bagby) Covington.

Mrs. Forrest was a homemaker and a member of AARP, Hagerstown.

She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, John Richard Forrest; three daughters, Shelby J. Weddle of Hagerstown, Joyce Mae Forrest of Buford, Ga., and Virginia Lee Forrest of Keedysville; a half-sister, Jewel Dowler of Farmville, Va.; a half- brother, Melvin Covington of Farmville; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be conducted on Friday, July 1, 2011, at 2 p.m., at Rest Haven Cemetery, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Mark C. Mooney officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Virginia's name to the Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown, is in charge of the arrangements.

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