Mrs. Deborah (Debbie) Forrester, age 48, of Snellville, Georgia died September 9, 2006 after a gallant battle with cancer. She is survived by: Husband: Rev. Ernie Forrester; Daughter: Aubrey Forrester; Son: Will Forrester all of Snellville; Parents: Dr. & Mrs. B.G. Hickem of Panama City, FL; Two Sisters: Christy & Harold Deese of Panama City, FL; Twin Sister & Brother-in-law: Becky & David Stanslaski of Myrtle Beach, SC; Brother: Neil & Catherine Hickem of Delray Beach, FL; Step-Father & Mother-in-law: J.W. & Vert Witherow; Father-in-law: Ermel & Joyce Forrester, all of Ellijay, GA; Brothers & Sisters-in-law: Matt & Donna Witherow of Blairsville, GA, Beth & Randy Milam of Tyrone, GA, Billy Forrester of Dallas, GA, Deborah & Byron Starnes of Marshville, NC; Several Nieces and Nephews. Debbie Forrester was born on July 12, 1958 in Benton Co., Arkansas. She graduated with a Degree in Education from Palm Beach Atlantic College. She obtained a Master Degree in Early Childhood Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where she met her beloved husband, Ernie. She served as a 5th grade school teacher at the Konehada Elementary School for 4 years and taught the 6th grade at Snellville Middle School for 5 years. Debbie was a member of the Smoke Rise Baptist Church and was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister and great friend. Everyone that knew Debbie admired how she never gave up. The kindness she always displayed to everyone she came in contact with throughout her life will always be remembered. The Celebration of Life Service for Debbie Forrester will be held Tuesday, September 12, 2006 at 3:00 P.M. at the Smoke Rise Baptist Church with Dr. Bob Browning and Dr. J. Truett Gannon officiating. Mrs. Forrester will lie in state at the church from 2:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. Interment Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers it was Debbie request that contributions be made to Aubrey's and Will's College Fund in C/O of Ernie Forrester, 3098 Redwood Grove Park, Snellville, GA 30078. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, wagesfuneralhome.com.