August 20, 1933 - October 23, 2013
Lucille Forrester, age 80, of Damascus, Virginia went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at Johnston Memorial Hospital, Abingdon, Virginia following an extended illness. She was a life long resident of Washington County, VA. and was the daughter of the late Berth Roe and Virginia Boone Roe. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Forrester; and one brother, Jim Boone. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Damascus Volunteer Rescue Squad and a member of Laurel Community Church. Lucille was a loving and a devoted mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She retired from Harwood Manufacturing after 25 years of service. She retired from Johnston Memorial Hospital and prior to her illness she had worked at Food City in Damascus since it first opened. Lucille is survived by her son - Randy Forrester and his wife, Lisa, of Damascus, VA; Grandson - Cory Forrester and his wife, Alicia, of Damascus, VA; Granddaughter - Emily Dill and her husband, Marc, of Mt. Pleasant, SC; 3 Great Grandchildren - Mason A. Dill, Ellie G. Dill, Layla J. Forrester; Sister - Esther Murphy of Damascus, VA; Special Niece - Jane Martin and her husband, Bobby, of Damascus, VA; several other nieces and nephews, and her special companion, her dog Duffy. The family will receive friends from 4:00 pm until 5:45 pm Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Garrett Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of Randy Forrester, 21455 Piper Road, Damascus, VA at any other times. The funeral service will be conducted at 6:00 pm Saturday, October 26, 2013, in the Riverview Chapel at Garrett Funeral Home with Rev. Leonard Smith officiating. The committal service and interment will be conducted at 2:00 pm Sunday, October 27. 2013 at Sunset Memorial Park in Damascus with Mr. Ronnie Riddle officiating. Pallbearers will be Randy B. Forrester, Cory Forrester, Marc Dill, Bobby Martin, Bill Honaker, and Johnny Hogston. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Laurel Community Church, c/o Judy Cornett, 22129 Fisher Hollow Road, Damascus, VA 24236. Online condolences for the family may be sent and viewed by visiting www.garrettfuneralhome.com. Mrs. Forrester and her family are in the care of Garrett Funeral Home, 203 N. Shady Ave., Damascus, VA. ph.#: (276) 475-3631.
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