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1941 Janet 2023

Janet Forrest

February 5, 1941 — January 10, 2023


Janet Faye Forrest, 81, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2023.

Funeral services will be held 10 am on Monday, January 16, 2023, at First Baptist Church of Borger.  Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.  The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm on Sunday, January 15, 2023, at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers her memory may be honored with a gift to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch, 600 S.W. 11th Ave., Amarillo, Texas, 79101-3228, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee, 38105, or First Baptist Church Mission Fund, 100 South Hedgecoke, Borger, Texas, 79007.

Janet was born February 5, 1941, in Odessa, Texas to Paul and Opal Bryan.  She married Robert “Bob” Leslie Forrest on September 26, 1959.  Janet was a member of First Baptist Church of Borger where she served on the finance committee.  She also was the voice reading the bible study on AFR radio.  Janet retired as Vice President of First National Bank, where they gifted her with a trip to Israel that she forever cherished. She enjoyed reading, fishing, collecting antiques, and going on vacation. Nothing brought more joy to her life than her family.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Opal Bryan; husband, Bob Forrest, Sr.; brother, Paul Bryan, Jr.; and great granddaughter, Birkelle Brooke.

Survivors include her sons, Bobby Forrest and wife Elizabeth of Borger, Jeff Forrest and wife Carol of Morse; grandchildren, Sommer Forrest, Jordon Alexander and husband Lane, Morgon McBee and husband Will, MaKenzie Horton and husband Seth, Maci Johnson and husband Jake, Nathan Forrest; twelve great grandchildren; sister, Glenna Berinti and husband Mark of Sanford; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of extended family.

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