LULA - Swayne J. Forrester, 94, died Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth.
He was born in Banks County, the son of the late C.C. and Maggie Woods Forrester. He was a member of Homer Baptist Church and Phi Delta Lodge #148 F&AM. Mr. Forrester was retired from General Motors. He was preceded in death a sister, Grace White; and brother, O’Dell Forrester.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Drake Forrester, Lula; sons, Gary Forrester (Penni), Lula, and Frank Dey (Cannie), Buford; daughters, Agatha F. Ables (Tommy), Gainesville, and Teresa Browning (Rick), Dunwoody; grandchildren, Greg Forrester, Ken Forrester, Forrest Ables, Chris Browning, Winolee Furtney, Elizabeth Furtney, Christy Dey, Frankie Dey, Angela Macneil, and Eric Browning.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 2, at Homer Baptist Church with the Revs. James Duncan and James Dumas officiating. Interment will follow at Banks Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, June 1, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.