Geneva Ramey Forrester, age 92, passed away May 1, 2021 after an extended illness. Mrs. Forrester was a beloved, wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, … and cherished friend to many.
She grew up in White County, Georgia and attended Robertstown, Dukes Creek and White County schools. Geneva relocated in her late teens and remained a long-time resident of Hall County on Breezy Acres Farm. She spent many years volunteering and working to support the local economy and was co-owner with her husband and son in Ideal Jewelry and Cross Jewelers in Gainesville, GA. and Gold and GeM Outlet in Helen, GA.
Mrs. Forrester is preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, George Truett Forrester, Sr.; parents, Tattie Mae Adams Ramey and Grover Columbus Ramey; Siblings: Olean and spouse, Odell Gaddis; Nettie and spouse, Coley Stargel; Nellie and spouse, Joseph R. Sosebee; Beulah and spouse, Don Hulsey; Grover and spouse, Betty Ramey; Bertha and spouse, Allen Satterfield; Son-in-law, John William Cameron; and Grand-daughter, Genna Ruth Cameron.
Mrs. Forrester is survived by her daughters, Ruth Ann Forrester and spouse, Henry Liebling of Buford, GA; Barbara Jean Cameron of Greenville, SC; Son, George Truett Forrester, Jr. of Gainesville, GA; grandchildren: Ronald Anthony Green of Sugarhill, GA; Darien James Cameron and Joy Peterson of Greenville, SC; Brennan Truett Cameron and Chloe Gurgel of Lake Tahoe, CA; great-grandchildren, Kayla Alexis Bellofato; James Alexander Cameron; Ivory Catalina Cameron; and Nathan Carter Cameron; her many nieces and nephews; the beloved members of the Forrester Family … plus her special friend, Peanut!
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mrs. Forrester’s long time home church, Holly Springs Baptist Church at 7011 Holly Springs Road, Clermont, GA 30527.
Visitation will be held from 4-7 on Wednesday, May 5th at Memorial Park NORTH Riverside Dr. Funeral Home located at 989 Riverside Dr. Gainesville, GA 30501. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, May 6th at Holly Spring Baptist Church.
Masks and social distancing are required.