Sylvia Griffin Forrest, 81, of Monticello, passed away on April 14, 2017 at Baptist Health in Little Rock.

She was born July 19, 1935 in Drew County to the late John Sykes Griffin and Josephine Sawyer Griffin.

She was the widow of Billy Forrest, a homemaker and a member of Enon Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son, Randy Forrest and friend Melissa Busch of Monticello; two daughters, Janet Hollingsworth and husband Butch of Palm Bay, Florida and Judy Williams and husband Kent of Sheridan; two sisters, Barbara Martin and husband Robert of Monticello and Linda Heath of Deer Park, Texas; a grandson, Jason Knight of Sheridan; a granddaughter, Amanda Phelps of Gainesville, Florida, five great-grandchildren, a grand-dog, and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be held in April 17 at 2 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery. Visitation is April 17 from 1 p.m. until service time.