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Verna Cromley Forrest

November 12, 1929 June 22, 2016
Verna Cromley Forrest
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Obituary for Verna Cromley Forrest

Graveside Services for Mrs. Verna Cromley Forrest, age 86, will be held Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 2 o'clock at Mount of Olives Cemetery, Johnston, with Pastor Paul Volpitto and grandsons, Nathan and Joshua Forrest officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the Johnston Presbyterian Church Social Hall. Honorary pallbearers will be Edwin Nichols, Gene Forrest, Gorden Haltiwanger, Forrest Haltiwanger, Harry and William Bell, Billy Rodgers, Clark Rushton, Dr. Wade Nichols, Joe Mueller, Richard Forrest and Bill Forrest. Mrs. Forrest died Wednesday, June 22, 2016. She was a daughter of the late Julian Verne and Ada Griffith Cromley. Mrs. Verna, a loving mother and wife, was a homemaker and a member of Dry Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include daughter: Ava Burdell (Billy); sons: James M. Forrest, Jr. (Vivian), Henry C. Forrest, Memmus Forrest, H. Joseph Forrest (Wanda), and Richard Forrest; daughter-in-law: Pansy Forrest; sister: Mabel C. Nichols; fifteen grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband James M. Forrest, Sr. and son, Andrew Forrest and daughter-in –law Terri Forrest. Memorials may be made to Dry Creek Baptist Church c/o Joe Padgett, Hwy 121, Johnston, SC 29832. Please sign guestbook and send condolences to family at

Funeral Home:
Bland Funeral Home
384 Lee Street
Johnston, SC
US 29832

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