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Peggy Sue Garland Forbes, age 75, of Bakersville, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Ross and Bertha Harding Garland and the wife of the late Albert Ray Forbes who passed away in 2016. She was a member of Mine Creek Baptist Church and she was a homemaker. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by eight of her siblings: Kate, Helen, Jean, Hugh, Carl, Paul and Claude.
Survivors include her daughters: Wanda Sue Forbes of Winter Garden, FL and Rhonda Rae Forbes of Bakersville; her sons: James Paul Forbes, Carl Wayne Forbes of Bakersville and Tommy Yelton of Spruce Pine, NC; sister, Jo Ann McGee of Hickory; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 7:00 pm Monday, March 25, 2019 in the chapel of Henline-Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Chris Rathbone officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.