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Nancy Ruth Forrest, age 75, died on Sept. 1, 2019 in Riverside Walter Reed Convalescent Center, Gloucester.

Nancy was known as a master baker of a lemon pound cake. She loved her family and listening to country music.

Husband, James Elwood Forrest; daughters, Martha Ann Bohannon and Mary Earline Marquardt; brothers, Richard Lee and James Melvin Armistead; sisters, Martha Virginia Clark, Delores Ann Armistead, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her soul mate, Richard Barter; two children, Kenneth Wilton Forrest, Monica Forrest Hudgins; eight grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.  

The family received friends on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Hogg Funeral Home. A graveside service conducted by the Rev. Art Wolz, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in St. Paul Cemetery, Mathews. 

In memory of our loved one, please consider contributions to the American Cancer Society, c/o Nancy Dransfield, 7274 Joseph Lewis Road, Hayes, Va. 23072.