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.

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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.