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Linda K. Forbes

August 12, 1947 - January 20, 2019

Linda K. Forbes, 71 of Wellsville passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Salem Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Irondale, Ohio on August 12, 1947 a daughter of the late Frank and Kathleen (Williams) Griffith. Linda was a 1965 graduate of Southern Local High School, attended Kent State University and received her Master’s Degree from Mary Grove College. She worked as a teacher for Edison Local Schools for 28 years, was the secretary of Yellow Creek Cemetery Association for 28 years and a treasurer for Yellow Creek Presbyterian Church for a short period of time. Linda loved to horseback ride when she was younger, was an avid scrap booker and attended First Christian Church in Wellsville; but above all she was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived at home by her husband William Forbes whom she married June 15, 1968; three sons: William B. Forbes II and his wife Christie of Springfield, OH, Jesse Forbes of Wellsville, OH and Dan Forbes and his wife Nicole of Byesville, OH; a daughter: Katie Anderson and her husband Adam of New Lexington, OH; a brother: Bill Griffith and his wife Kay of Atlanta, GA; two sisters: Susan Baker and her husband Jack of Salineville, OH and Mary McClelland and her husband Bill of Wadsworth, OH; grandchildren: Tristin, William, Thomas, Johnathan, Cole, Chase, Taylor, Grady, Cooper, Kaylee, Emily and Drew along with one great granddaughter: Annabella.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her two brothers: Jim Griffith and Gary Griffith.
Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 11 AM with Pastor Mark Blakely of First Christian Church officiating. Burial will take place in Yellow Creek Cemetery.
Family will be present to receive friends at the Calcutta funeral home on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Linda’s name to Community Hospice: 716 Commercial Avenue, SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 and First Christian Church in Wellsville:931 Main Street, Wellsville, Ohio 43968.
Family and friends may view this obituary or send condolences online at www.martinmacleanaltmeyer.com or by visiting the funeral homes Facebook page.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel

15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920


Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel

15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920


Service Information

Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel

15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920


Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, January 25, 2019

Location:

Yellow Creek Cemetery

Wellsville, Ohio 43968


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