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Mary A (Warner) Forbes

August 21, 1935 ~ April 13, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Mary Forbes Obituary

Mary A. Forbes 87 of West Salem died Thursday April 13, 2023 at Akron General Medical Center.

She was born August 21, 1935 in Spencer, Ohio the daughter of Arthur and Pearl (Fortune) Warner.

Mary married Glen E. Forbes on June 15, 1955. He survives. She was a member of the Truth Baptist Church in West Salem. Mary was a homemaker. She enjoyed flower gardening, hand embroidery, bird watching and babysitting the grandchildren.

Mary is survived by her husband Glen of 67 year of marriage, daughters; Evelyn Forbes, Debora (Ron) Hines and Carol (Bill) Wright, two grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and sisters; Shirley Baisden, Betty Lugo, Linda McAuliff, Charlotte Hall, Karen Peet, Darlene Seitters, Norma Middaugh and Teena Whiton and brothers; Ronnie Warner and Terry Warner.

She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings; Albert Warner, Hilda Jervis and Tim Warner.

Funeral Service will be Saturday April 22, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at the Truth Baptist Church 12457 North Elyria Road, West Salem with Pastor Mark Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Seville. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials maybe give to the Truth Baptist Church.  Matteson Funeral Home in West Salem is handling the arrangements. If you have a picture or a memory to share of Mary, please do so at

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April 22, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Truth Baptist Church
12457 North Elyria Road
West Salem, Ohio 44287

Funeral Service
April 22, 2023

11:00 AM
Truth Baptist Church
12457 North Elyria Road
West Salem, Ohio 44287


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