Linda Forester
December 12, 1945 ~ August 2, 2023

Linda C. Forester, 77 of East Ridge, Tennessee passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Ringgold, GA December 12, 1945 to the late John D. and Mattie C. Scoggins. She is preceded in death by her late husband Charles “Charlie” Forester; three sisters, Lillie Ware, Louis Cornelison and Barbara Ensley; two brothers, Frank and Donald Scoggins.

Linda is survived by three sisters, Marie Massengale, Johnnie Bramlet (Ringgold) and Reba Payne (Calhoun); brothers/sister in law, R.D. and Brenda McCrary and many nieces and nephews.

Linda was a kind soul full of laughter and sarcasm. She was a loving wife, daughter, sister and “Mom” to many.

Funeral services will be 11 AM, Monday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Patrick Cooper and Jimmy Hutto officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Foundation of Fighting Blindness

6925 Oakland Mills Rd. Suite 701 – Columbia, Maryland 21045


Family will receive friends 4-7 PM, Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

Funeral Home in Charge

Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory
3239 Battlefield Pkwy
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
(706) 866-5400