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The Sun-Times - Heber Springs, AR
  • Obituary, George Forthman

  • George R. Forthman, age 79, of Mount Ida, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.
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  • George R. Forthman, age 79, of Mount Ida, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.
    He was born on Oct. 17, 1933, at Gurdon, the son of Raymond Dewey Forthman and Orlena Ann Whitlock Forthman.  
    On Dec. 20, 1954, he was married to Janelle Stone Forthman who preceded him in death on Nov. 10, 2009. He was also preceded in death by his granddaughter, Candi Mayberry; his parents; three brothers; and two sisters.
    He was retired from Arkansas Power and Light Company.  He was a member and deacon of Lake Ouachita Baptist Church and was active in the work of the Gideons International.
    He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Marvin and Teena Forthman of Mount Ida; his daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Lloyd Anderson of Mount Ida; and two great-grandchildren, Stormi Mayberry and Dawson Mayberry.
    Services were Monday, Feb. 4, in the Lake Ouachita Baptist Church with Bro. Ty Huitt officiating.
    Interment was in Owley Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Glenwood.
    Pallbearers were Jim Jones, Gary McDowell, Aubry Johnson, Noah Lambert, Leon Anderson and Joey Woodfield.
    Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.

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