Mrs. Hester Forthman, of Gurdon, passed away Tuesday Nov. 22, 2011 in Hot Springs.


She was born to Isaac Newton and Callie West Brakebill in Blevins, Arkansas. Mrs. Forthman was a lifelong member of the First Assembly of God Church in Gurdon.
She is survived by one daughter Linda Calley (Roland Earl) of Gurdon; one sister Marie Marks of Benton; five grandchildren, Melissa Calley, Mindy (Tim) Williams, Ceciley Key, Misty Calley, Ryan (Bethany) Cox; and five great-grandchildren Brandon Williams, Emily Williams, Hayden Key, Macy Key, and Mollie Cox.
Mrs. Forthman is preceded in death by her husband, Delton Forthman; one daughter, Alice Cox; one great-granddaughter, Nicole Key and one brother Ray Griffin.
Visitation was Wednesday Nov. 23, 2011 from 6-8 p.m., in the Chapel of Pharr Funeral Home of Gurdon.
Service was Friday Nov. 25, at 10 a.m., at First Assembly of God Church in Gurdon with Bro. Leonard Hodges officiating.
Interment followed in Bethlehem Cemetery under the direction of Pharr Funeral Home of Gurdon.
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