Rev. J. C. Forester, for 20 years pastor of the Shiloh Church, McKenzie, TN, died October 8 after a long illness. He was 68.
The funeral was in the First CP Church, McKenzie, with Rev. Dr. L. C. Waddle and Rev. Ed Watson in charge of the service, and with present Shiloh Church pastor Paul McReynolds conducting the service at the grave in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Willie May [sic: Mae] Prince Forester, and four sons, Byron of Memphis, Mark and David of Nashville, and Stephen of Columbia, South Carolina.
he was a brother of GA Moderator Robert Forester, and a cousin of Rev. Thomas Forester, Rev. Blake Warren and Eugene Warren; three sisters and two other brothers also survive.
Previous to his pastorate at the Shiloh Church he was Executive Director of the CP Children's Home at Denton, TX for 5 years.
Other pastorates were CP Churches in Greenville, KY, Bradford,
TN, Marshall and Olney, TX.
[Source: The Cumberland Presbyterian, November 1, 1983, page 3]
[Source: Minutes of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1984, page 4]