Barbara Ann Forrest
July 29, 1946  -  January 8, 2019

Barbara Ann Forrest


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1506 N Grand Ave
Tahlequah, OK  74464
Monday, January 14, 2019
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Barbara Ann Forrest the daughter of Charles Benjamin and Mary (Childress) McReynolds was born July 29, 1946 in Cherokee County and departed this life on January 8, 2019 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma at the age of 72 years, 5 months and 10 days.

Barbara loved life and her family was most important to her. She loved being a mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed cooking and taking pictures. Barbara touched many lives over the years and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.



She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers Dwayne McReynolds, Paul McReynolds and Doug McReynolds; and her sisters Jean Baughman and Carolyn Barnett.

She is survived by a loving family which includes her husband Tommy Forrest of the home; her children Dugan Forrest and wife Melinda of Colcord, Christine Rogers of Coweta, and Steven Forrest and wife Angela of Tahlequah; her brother Joe McReynolds and wife Carol of Oklahoma City; 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Numerous nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives also survive her.

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  1. Mary Carlson
    tTahlequh., OK

    Mary Carlson

  2. Brandy Wright
    Tahlequah, OK

    So sorry for your loss, My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  3. Odie and Beverly Barnett
    Salina, OK

    Our hearts are so saddened with your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Tommy, Dugan, Chris, Steven and all the family.

  4. Randy Davidson
    Sallisaw, OK

    So sorry for your loss, I will never forget her beautiful smile and her big hug and kiss everytime I seen her, she always made me feel special, she was such a great person....RIP Barbara!

  5. Desirea tidwell
    Memphis, TN

    Wish I would have made it back down to go through nanny's old pics but I know you are with her now and that makes my heart so joyful!! Love you!

  6. Greg and Debbie Farrar
    Tulsa, OK

    We are so sorry for your family's loss of Barbara. Even though it has been years, we always enjoyed our visits. Barbara was a fun lady. Hugs and prayers to you, Tommy, and the family.

  7. Greg and Debbie Farrar
    Tulsa, OK

    We are so sorry for your family's loss of Barbara. Even though it has been years, we always enjoyed our visits. Barbara was a fun lady. Hugs and prayers to you, Tommy, and the family.

  8. Donald Garner
    Noble, OK

    Tommy , I am without words to tell you how sorry I am at your loss of Barbara. We went to school together then she married my cousin and kept us in contact over the years.My condolences to you and the family. God Bless

  9. Mary Carlson
    tTahlequh, OK

    Mary Carlson

  10. Tammye and Gary Avant
    Oktaha, OK

    Deepest Sympathy. Hugs and prayers.

  11. Judy Maggard Ward
    Shawnee, OK

    So sad, my love to Tommy and all the family. She was an awesome person.

  12. Sharon Lantelme
    Shattuck, OK

    Tom, Dugan, Chris, Steven and families, We’re so sorry for your loss. Barbara is very loved by us kids and will be missed tremendously. Love and prayers durning this different time. Sharon, Houston & James

  13. Mary McReynolds
    Tahlequah, OK

    RIP Aunt Barbara. You will be missed and loved always.

  14. Lynelle Smith
    Oaks, OK

    So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  15. Ada Applegate Cannonie
    Stilwell, OK

    So sorry for your loss. Barbara was a great friend.

  16. Ada Applegate Cannonie
    Stilwell, OK

    So sorry for your loss. Barbara was a great friend.

  17. Sue McKee Stacy
    Tahlequah, OK

    So sorry to hear. Prayers for family.

  18. Dianna Dykes
    Claremore, OK

    I am so sorry for your loss, Barbara was always very sweet to my parents and myself. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  19. Ducie Christie
    Oaks, OK

    So sorry to hear about Barbara. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  20. Kim Stover Pierce
    ADA, OK

    She was like a second mom in high school. I've never known a more beautiful person, inside and out. Love and prayers to you all.

  21. Cynthia Wade
    Fort Gibson, OK

    Tommy and Family

    Prayers during this difficult time.

  22. John Wayne & Pookie Rackliff
    Rockyford, OK

    Chris & Family, we are SO SORRY to hear about your Momma, PRAYERS ARE GOING OUT FOR COMFORT FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

  23. Holly coffey
    Locust grove, OK

    My heart goes out to the family so sorry Barbara was a great person she was always worried am giving to anyone I love you all

  24. Alfred and Patti Forrest
    Tulsa, OK

  25. lisa-turtle
    Tahlequah, OK

    Sorry to hear of Barbara's passing. Keeping the family in prayer for comfort at this time.

  26. Sharon Carlson Rost
    Memphis, TN

    You will be missed dearly and you was loved by so many, you always had a beautiful smile and a kind heart. Love you with all my heart aunt Barbara.

  27. Beverley Conner
    locust grove, OK

    So sorry for your lose sweet lady

  28. Debbie Cutsinger
    Burnsville, MN

    Tommy and Kids, my heart goes out to all of you. Know that you were loved by a very special lady. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Much love, Debbie Cutsinger

  29. Kim Imhoff
    Tahlequah, OK

  30. Paula Mason
    Siloam Springs, AR

    I will miss you aunt Barb,

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