From The Natchez Democrat
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Diane Persons Forrest
May 3, 1963- February 7, 2019
NATCHEZ — Services for Diane Forrest, 55, who died Thursday, February 7, 2019 in Natchez will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Laird Funeral Home Chapel in Natchez with the Rev. Dan Ratcliff officiating.
Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Laird Funeral Home
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time Monday at Laird Funeral Home.
Mrs. Forrest was born May 3, 1963 in Jackson, the daughter of Forest and Barbara Persons.
She completed studies in health care and practiced as a nurse for many years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Natchez. She was thoughtful, unselfish and caring. She enjoyed making cards for friends and relatives for all occasions. She loved all holidays and would prepare greetings and gifts far in advance.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dave Forrest; her brother, Rodney Persons Jr.; daughter-in-law, Lauren McCoy; Aunt, Patricia Persons and uncle, Joe Craddock.
Survivors include her parents, Forest and Barbara Persons, of Natchez; one son, Jason McCoy, of Memphis; one grandson, Ethan McCoy, of Memphis; two aunts, Annie Bess Saul and her husband TK, of Clinton and Carolyn Craddock of Plano, Texas; two uncles, TD Persons and wife Linda, of San Antonio, Texas, and Jack Spradling and wife Judy of Florence; her loving Shih Tzu, Snoopy, and a number of cousins and other relatives and friends whom she loved very much.
She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Pallbearers will be friends of the family.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of the Bill Rice Sunday School class.
Online condolences may be sent to lairdfh.com.