Price Forrester Jr.
Jan 04 2004
ODESSA — James Price Forrester Jr., 82, of Odessa, passed away
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003.
He was born Sept. 6, 1921, in Lawton, Okla. He had been a resident of West
Texas for 40 years, moving here from Houston.
He married Norlane Jackie Glass in September of 1943 in Lawton and was a
Medic in the Army in World War II. He worked for Gulf Oil Corporation
where he was an accountant and retired with 40 years of service. He was a
member of the Acacia Masonic Lodge #1414 and loved to travel and camp. He
would spend his winters camping at Lady Bird Johnson State Park in
Fredericksburg. Restoring old cars, and working on old Mustangs in
particular was a hobby he enjoyed. He also was a Little League coach, and
a DeMolay Dad. He loved helping others, and was dearly loved by all who
James was preceded in death by his mother, Jetty May White; father, James
Price Forrester; wife, Norlane Jackie Glass Forrester; daughter, Lynda
Norlane Jones; and son, Stephen Price Forrester.
Survivors include his son, Bradley S. Forrester and wife Sheri of Odessa;
daughter-in-law, Olga Forrester of Odessa; son-in-law, Sherman Jones of
Houston; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Sunset Memorial Funeral
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at Sunset Memorial
Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Braswell officiating. Interment will
follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Services are entrusted to Sunset
Memorial Funeral Home.