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Lynda H. Forthe

July 30, 1940 — March 17, 2022

Lynda H. Forthe, 81, of Lake Park, passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2022 in St. Augustine, FL, after a battle with two non-related cancers. She grew up Lowndes County, and graduated from Pine Grove High School in the late 1950’s. She met Felton Forthe and they were married in 1961 and were married for 45 years until his death in 2005. She worked for a couple of years at C&S Bank before returning home to raise her kids and help her husband. She raised four wonderful children, being very involved in their lives and activities. Later in life she worked as a waitress at the Farm House Restaurant. She loved her family and was devoted to them. Before Felton died, he asked his brother Julian, who was a widower, to be sure and take care of Lynda. He honored his brothers wishes and they eventually fell in love and were married in December 2007. Lynda loved the beach and they split time between St. Augustine Beach and Lake Park. They were devoted fans of Lowndes Viking Football and FSU Athletics, attending all Seminole football, most baseball, and basketball games for years. They were recognized as Golden Chief Boosters. Lynda was a devoted wife, and loved her kids, grandkids, and all step children and grandchildren alike. She was an excellent cook, enjoyed working in her yard and decorating her home.

Lynda is survived by her husband Julian Forthe, of Lake Park; daughter and son-in-law, Judy F. & Daryl Cumbass, of Pearson, son, Ashley R. Forthe, of Calhoun; son and daughter-in-law Scott and Candy Forthe, of Valdosta; daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Chris Rigg, of Valdosta; step-son and daughter-in-law, Alton and Lynda Forthe, Jr., of California; step-daughter, Alicia C. and Paul Brakevill, of California; grandchildren, Hannah Forthe, Austin Forthe, both of Calhoun, Carleigh Thomas, of Athens, Cassie Rigg, Colton Rigg, both of Valdosta; step-grandchildren, Lindsay DeYoung, Nichole Chavez, Darryl Forthe; and several great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Felton Forthe, stepson Alex Forthe, and sister Ann Southall.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at 2pm in the chapel of the Carson McLane Funeral Home with Mr. Marvin Greene officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1-2pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mayo Clinic Cancer Research. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online on the obituary page at Carson McLane Funeral Home
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