Darrell Wise Tex Forrester

Published 12:00 am Monday, May 12, 2008

LINDEN &8212; Darrell Wise &8220;Tex&8221; Forrester, 73, of Linden died Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at the Long Term Hospital in Tuscaloosa. He was born Jan. 28, 1935, in Petersburg, Tenn. He was a retired paper mill worker.

Funeral services were held at O&8217;Bryant Chapel Funeral Home at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2008, with the Rev. Bill Broadwater officiating. Burial was at Linden Memorial Park in Linden. O&8217;Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Linden directed.

His daughter, Mitzi Forrester Gates and husband, Greg, of Linden, and his sister, Eva Jan Stockwell, of Houston, Texas, survive him.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Linden High School Library or the softball and baseball teams for 2008-2009.

Active pallbearers were: Randy Forrester, Greg Forrester, Bryan Forrester, Gary Barr, Ted Boler, Alan Sharpe, Adam Sharpe, David Van Dyke and Garry Hopkins. Honorary pallbearers were: the &8220;B&8221; Shift Machine Crew, Finishing Crew and Lab Crew of Gulf States Paper Corp.