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Ann Whorton Forester was born on Jan. 25, 1933, in Corpus Christi to C.B. and Rita Whorton, and died on Jan. 9, 2013.Â
She grew up in Sweetwater, where she was involved in her church youth group, tennis, cheerleading and choir.Â She went to Southern Methodist University and was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.Â It was there that she met her husband, Bill Forester.Â Â They resided in Dallas.
Ann had a vital relationship withÂ the Lord Jesus Christ.Â She served Him throughout her lifetime in various capacities. She served on past boards for Criswell Bible College and the Downtown Pregnancy Center and was a chaplain for Marketplace Ministries.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Byron Forester; and sister-in-law, Sally Forester.Â
She is survived by her son, Mike Forester and his wife Jan, Alpharetta, Georgia and their children, Matthew (wife Kelly), Michael, Daniel, Elisabeth, Rebekah and Anna; daughter Danell Sims and her husband Billy of Paint Rock and their children, Meredith Powell (husband Clay) and Jacob Sims; great-grandchildren, Jackson Forester, Katherine Forester and Landry Powell; brothers, Dan Whorton of Jerusalem and Don Whorton and his wife Reta of Dallas; and brother-in-law, Herschel Forester of Dallas.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Jan. 12, 2013, at First Baptist Church of Dallas. Â
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Dallas, Marketplace Ministries, Downtown Pregnancy Center or oneâ€™s favorite charity.