Mary Jo Forrester

Forrester, Mary Jo, age 77, of Seymour, died Friday, March 5, 2010 at the family home after a long illness.

Mary took pride in her grandkids and loved cooking, planting & gardening, and even fishing. She was a member of First Apostolic Church of Maryville.

She was preceded in death by her daughters, Joanne and Phyllis Hannah; brothers, John and Lawrence Sing; sisters, Ethel Collier and Anna Stinnett.

Survivors include her husband, Alse Forrester; daughter, Brenda Queen; daughters and sons-in-law, Marci and Jim Goodman, Juanita and Phil Webb, Cissy and Mark Garner; daughter, Patty King; son, David Hannah; sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Marilou Hannah, Bobby and Diane Forrester, Billy and Sandra Forrester, Terry and Angie Bledsoe; 28 grandchildren, many great great grandchildren, cousins, Joe and Fred Spurling; 1 niece, 4 nephews, and a host of family and friends.

Funeral service will be 2:00 P.M. Sunday, March 7, 2010 at First Apostolic Church, 1723 William Blount Drive, Maryville, with the Rev. Kenneth Carpenter officiating. Interment will be 10:00 A.M. Monday, March 8, 2010 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Sevierville. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 P.M. Sunday at the church. Arrangements by Dotson Funeral Home, Wildwood. (865-984-5959)