Services for Annie Catherine Ridgeway Forrest, 67, of Paducah will be at noon Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at Harrison Street Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. James L. Hudson officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Ms. Forrest died at 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at McCracken Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Paducah.
Ms. Forrest was a member of Ninth Street Tabernacle Ministries where she served on the Culinary Committee. She graduated from West Kentucky Vocational School with a degree in cosmetology. Ms. Forrest owned and operated Quinn’s Interior Cleaning Service. She was a volunteer for the Lupus Foundation.
Her parents were Sylvester Ridgeway Sr. and Nellie M. Edwards Ridgeway.
She is survived by one son, Spencer Gregory Forrest of Paducah; two daughters, Iris Forrest-Horice of Paducah and Roxanne Rogers of Lansing, Mich.; 13 grandchildren; three brothers, Sonny Ridgeway of Paducah, Sylvester Ridgeway Jr. of Orlando, Fla., and Lewis Ridgeway of Louisville; five sisters, Betty Mason of Indianapolis, Norma Shaw of Sycamore, Ill., Barbara Barrett, Rosetta Chism and Janice Jackson, all of Lexington; one aunt; one uncle; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Friends may call after 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at the church.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations made to the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. National Office, 2000 L Street, N.W., Suite 410, Washington, DC 20036.
Pettus-Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.