Deborah Hall Forrestal

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 7, 2009

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Deborah Hall Forrestal, 56, died Saturday, May 2, 2009, at Duke University Hospital in Raleigh, N.C.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Glenwood Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Brian Ivey officiating, and interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. Friday until the hour of service.

Pallbearers will be Chris Massey, Paul Fernandez, Donnie Antoine, Kevin Moore and David Porter.

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Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Haque and the doctors and nurses at Duke University Hospital in Raleigh and Greenville, N.C.

Mrs. Forrestal was a native of Vicksburg; she was a graduate of Mississippi State University, where she received degrees in banking and finance and insurance. She was also a member of the Sub-Debs sorority and was selected for Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

She also attended Mississippi College, where she studied property law for FDIC. She was employed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for 20 years as a bank liquidator in Oklahoma and Texas until her retirement in 2002. She had made her home in Greenville, N.C., for the past seven years. She was a member of several civic organizations and the Memorial Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her brother, George R. Hall Jr., in 2001.

She is survived by her husband of 23 years, James, of Greenville; her mother, Betty Antoine and husband Donald of Vicksburg; her father, George R. Hall Sr. and wife Bea of Vicksburg; two stepdaughters, Jill Forrestal and Beth F. Meen, both of Boston, Mass.; two sisters, Janet H. Fernandez and husband Paul and Paulette Hall, all of Florida; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Memorials are requested to a favorite charity or to the Ronald McDonald House, 2524 N. State St., Jackson, MS 39216.