Alton Jay Forrest
Funeral Date: 2/10/2016

Alton Jay Forrest, age 75, of Hermitage, AR, died Saturday February 6, at his home. Born June 22, 1940, in Bradley County, AR, a son of the late Johnnie Green Forrest and Maggie Evaleen Hickman Forrest he was retired from a long career in industrial construction. Alton Jay had a great talent and passion for music and was a member of Green Grove Church. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed by all who knew him. Survivors are his wife Betty Martin Forrest whom he married February 8, 1984. One daughter Sharon Raines of Texarkana, AR. One step son Gerald Johnson (Kristian) of Monroe, LA. One step daughter Becki Hooks (Russell) of Williston, N.D. Three grandchildren Shawn, Misty and Amanda Poe. 3 step grandchildren Jeremiah, Hope and Tripp Johnson. Funeral service was 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 10, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Ricky Smith and Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Dottie Smith played the piano and sung. Burial was in Outlaw Cemetery at Sumpter, AR, by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were James Ray Forrest, Beavor Ray Smith, Steve Hackworth, Reece Hackworth, Danny York, Ken Thornton and Josh York. Honorary pallbearers were John Parrott, Howard Calvert, Dr. David Chambers, Ron Neely, Billy Scroggins and Bartley Smith.



Name: Lynda Herring
Message: Betty and family ,I am so sorry about Alton ! I know you will miss him ! Love you ,Betty

Name: rebecca jenkins gilley

Name: Suzette Russell
Message: Thinking of you during this difficult time. Sincerely, Eddy Don & Suzette

Name: Jim and Linda Davis
Message: Our prayers are with you at this time.

Name: Jackie and Jerry Johnson

Name: Ann Baker Ragsdale
Message: So sorry to hear about Alton Jay.

Name: Andy & Terrie Briant
Message: Ms Betty and family: Sorry to hear of the passing of Mr Alton. He was a great musician and a very nice guy! I know he will be sorely missed. Prayers for your peace and comfort.

Name: Joan Snyder
Message: Betty, my heart is breaking I just heard about Alton Jay. Prayers sent to you all love always.

Name: Mildred Mckinney Foster
Message: Mrs. Betty, I will keep Becky and you in my prays