Marvin Forsythe

Marvin Forsythe


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Obituary of Marvin Forsythe

Marvin Turner Forsythe, 85, of Lexington, AL, passed away October 28, 2018. Mr. Forsythe was a farmer and retired Civil Engineer for the Alabama State Highway Department and a long standing member of the Center Hill Church of Christ.


                Mr. Forsythe is survived by:

                                Wife: Joanne Tidwell Forsythe

                                Son: Phillip Alan Forsythe of Florence, AL

                                Daughter: Sherea Burns of Florence

                                Sisters: Opal English and Jewell Coker, both of Lexington

                                Grandchildren: Michelle Jones, Jason Burns, Molly Partlow, and Emily Burns

Great-grandchildren: R.J. Jones, Maryanne Partlow, Neil Partlow, Phillip Jones, and     Margaret Partlow


                He was preceded in death by:

                                Parents: James William Forsythe and Willie Levil Allen Forsythe

                                Sister: Lillion Forsythe



                Visitation will be at Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 5-8:00 P.M. at Greenhill Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Center Hill Church of Christ with Bro. Tim Grigsby officiating. Burial will be in Center Hill Cemetery.


                Pallbearers will be Jason Burns, Greg Coker, Rob Jones, Ryan Orrick, Kevin Partlow, and Donnie Springer.  Honorary pallbearers will be Jordan Ashe, Keith Holden, Neal Thornton, and Ron Williams.



                The family requests that Memorial Donations may be made to either the 1) Center Hill Cemetery Fund c/o Jerry Fox or to 2) ALS Association, 300 Cahaba Park Circle Suite 209, Birmingham, AL 35242


                The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Kindred Home Health, Kindred Hospice, ElderCare Services, and the Alabama Chapter of the ALS Association.


                Greenhill Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.