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Rowena Allen Forster

October 4, 2021

Rowena “Kim” Allen Forster, 98, of Lynchburg, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, October 4, 2021.

Born in 1923, in Mayberry, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late James and Susan Hardy Roach.

She is survived by her daughters Lana Rice (Melvin) and Sharon Williams (Don); her son, Billy Allen (Paulette); six grandchildren and seven great-grandsons. She was predeceased by her husbands Bill Allen and Grieve Forster; her son, Chris Allen; her daughter, Sandra Thompson and three sisters.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 9, 2021, in Spring Hill Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the hospice nurses from Centra (Janet, Melody, Tara, and Ellen) for their care.

She blessed everyone’s life she touched. She will be greatly missed!

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association. 

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

Burial Date October 9, 2021

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 9, 2021, in Spring Hill Cemetery.

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Dear Lana, I am so sorry to read of your mother's death. She was loved by all your friends and welcomed everyone into your home. Love, Dawn

Posted by Anonymous on October 7, 2021

Rowena was such a sweet lady. She was always nice to b e around. She was the best!

Posted by Keith Triplett on October 6, 2021

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