BARDWELL — Avanell Forrester, 68, of Bardwell died at 9:28 a.m. Sunday at her home.
She was a member of Second Baptist Church in Clinton and formerly worked at Brown Shoe Company.
She is survived by her sister, Mary Lou Bishop of Bardwell; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Forrester; one daughter, Christy Byassee; one son, Thomas Lee Byassee; her parents, Elmer and Mary Louise Todd; one sister; and four brothers.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Bardwell with the Rev. Kenneth Yarbrough officiating. Burial will follow in Clinton City Cemetery.
Friends may call after 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.