2022ObituariesUncategorizedRuby Forbes

October 17, 2022by SealeUser5

A resident of Walker, born January 8 at the age of 92 crossed over the river Jordan peacefully in her sleep on October 16, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents Isom and Mattie Graham. Husband Monroe E Forbes. Son, Perry W. Forbes and grandson Jason W. Forbes. Sister Ruth Rodrigue and brothers Eric, Jimmy, Tommy Joe and Earl Graham. Survived by family Carl and Rene Forbes, Brenda Forbes and Kevin and Donna Forbes, followed by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. She retired from the Livingston Parish Library after 50 years of service. She also loved working with the Livingston Schools as a foster grandparent. She loved to travel and make endless trips to her favorite place, The smoky mountains. She loved to crochet and quilting. She was a member of Mangum Chapel United Methodist Church. Services will be held Wednesday October 19, 2022 at Mangum Chapel United Methodist Church from 10:00 AM until funeral service at 1:00 PM and burial to follow in Sibley Cemetery. Pall bearers will be her grandsons: Brian, Chris, Joel, Corey, Jeremy and Derek Forbes. We would also like to thank the staff of Golden Age for their care and kindness during her residency.




  • Kate McDermott Camp

    October 27, 2022 at 4:07 pm

    So sad yo hear of Miss Ruby’s passing. What a wonderful snd sweet soul I had the pleasure of working with at the library. My sincere condolences to her family.
    Kate McDermott Camp


  • Sandra Cavalier

    October 23, 2022 at 9:43 pm

    So sorry to hear of Ms. Ruby’s passing. I had the pleasure to work with her in the Foster Grandparent Program. She enjoyed her time in the program as she was a ray of light to her students and teachers.


  • Angie Corvers

    October 21, 2022 at 8:25 pm

    Donna & Kevin.

    I am so sorry for your loss. I know you all will miss her. Prayers for all of you.

    Angie Corvers


  • Chuck and Marie White

    October 18, 2022 at 3:39 am

    Carl,Rene and family, we are sadden by the passing of Mrs. Ruby. We know that she is happy to be with Mr. Monroe in heaven. You are in our prayers and thoughts. We love and miss ya’ll.


  • Cindi McFarland

    October 17, 2022 at 5:46 pm

    To the Forbes family.
    Randall, Grace and I send you out heart felt condolences. May you find comfort in knowing she is with her Lord and Savior, and Monroe. You are all in our prayers.


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