Catherine McDowell Forbus

Catherine McDowell Forbus, 89, of Lexington passed away Friday July 5, 2019 at Hospice in High Point after several years of declining health. She was born April 12, 1930 in the home to Fred and Etta Whitt McDowell. She was retired from Jostens in Winston Salem after 19 years. Catherine was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, John Carl Forbus. She is Survived by her daughters Deborah Forbus Everhart and husband Mel of Clemmons, and Anne Forbus Wagoner of High Point, and Chris Berrier of High Point who could always make her smile and was known for spoiling her; her sister Betty Goins of Advance; grandchildren, Andrew Everhart of Wisconsin, Shane Plott and wife Sierra, Taylor Wagoner and fiance Keegan of Thomasville; and great grandchildren Carly and Mason of Winston Salem. A memorial service will be held Saturday July 13, 2019 at 2pm at Parklawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel. Casual dress is what she would want. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of the Piedmont in her name.

5 Responses to “Catherine McDowell Forbus

  • Veronica Webster
    4 months ago

    Loved by many. Missed by all. She has gone to her final home and is so blessed. She will look down and protect you even when you don’t know it is happening. She will just give Chris a hard time!! Treasure the good times and have no regrets. It gets better l promise. Love to you and Chris. Vince my minister has Parkinson’s disease takes a lot of meds just to live, he is a good person. I hope you are pleased with his words today. They will come from his heart.

  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    Thank you, she was special to me.

  • Betty F Henning
    4 months ago

    Debbie and Ann, I am so sorry about your mom. I have some old pictures that Bertha had of family. If you would like to see them and have copies made email me.

  • Kat was a special lady. Always had a way to make you smile. A loving person. Gonna miss her.

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