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James R. Forrister

August 20, 1982 — October 22, 2018

Mr. James R. Forrister, age 36, of Cedartown, GA passed away Monday, October 22, 2018 at his residence.

He was born in Rome, GA on August 20, 1982, a son of Tommy Forrister and JoAnn Roberts Forrister. James was a graduate of Cedartown High School Class of 2001 and was a 20-year employee of Kroger where he served as the manager over the pharmacy department. He was dedicated to his family who he loved deeply, and he also loved his friends. James was a very outgoing person who enjoyed traveling and dance. He had a love for people and was a Christian.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Ralph and Bernice Forrister, and James Roberts.

Survivors include his parents, Tommy and JoAnn Forrister; brother, Jarrod Forrister; grandparents, Ann and Matt Fincher; aunts and uncles: Susan and Ted Burnley and Dennis and Debbie Forrister; several cousins also survive.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the Worldview Baptist Church with Rev. Doyle Kelley officiating.

Honorary pallbearers will include: Chase Westray, Joe Howell, Brytanny Johnston, Mark Rickers, Rebecca Williams, Brandon Barnett and Mark Driggers.

The family will receive friends Wednesday afternoon from 1:00 PM until the funeral hour at the Worldview Baptist Church.

The family has requested that those attending the service please dress casual and also that flowers please be omitted, and memorial donations be made to the Heart Failure Foundation or the Kidney Failure Foundation in memory of James.

The Smith & Miler Funeral Home of Cedartown is honored to serve the family of Mr. James R. Forrister.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James R. Forrister, please visit our flower store.


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