GURDON, Ark.—Delcie Ruth Scoggins Forthman, 87, of Ashdown, Ark., formerly of Gurdon died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in Ashdown. 

Mrs. Forthman was born Nov. 15, 1925. She was a homemaker and member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Houston Forthman; and her son-in-law, Tommy Wells.

Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Wells of Ashdown; one sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Leroy Stroud of Gurdon; two granddaughters and grandsons-in-law, Kathy and Clint Chandler of Ashdown and Valerie and Doug Clements of Idabel, Okla.; one grandson, Kenny Wells of Ashdown; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Pharr Funeral Home of Gurdon with the Rev. Travis Holmes officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hedge Cemetery.

Visitation will be 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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Published: 02/17/2013