Marsha Hunt Forrester

Marsha Hunt Forrester


Marsha Hunt Forrester, age 69, wife of Thomas John Gilmore, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at her home.

Born in Fort Benning, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Harrison Smith and Martha Self Forrester. Mrs. Forrester was a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in Interior Design. She also was a registered architect and was a partner with McGarity, Gilmore, Forrester Architects.

Mrs. Forrester is survived by her stepmother, Anne Clemmons Forrester; two brothers, Harrison Smith Forrester, Jr. (Stacey Holtzclaw Forrester) and George Jackson Hughes, Jr. (Velda Carter Hughes); three sisters, Jamie Self Forrester, Laura Hughes Graves (Donald Gene Graves), and Rita Hughes Waloszczyk (Michael William Waloszczyk); and beloved nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 11:00 AM at The Mackey Mortuary Chapel. The family will greet guests following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Spartanburg Humane Society, 150 Dexter Road, Spartanburg, SC 29603.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

The Mackey Mortuary

Funeral Home

Mackey Mortuary
311 CENTURY DR Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 232-6706

Published in The Greenville News on Apr. 14, 2013