Anna Lee (nee Bell) Forshee of Arnold, Missouri, and formerly of Sligo, Missouri, was born on Tuesday, January 4, 1927 in Dillard, Missouri to William “Willie” Wesley and Zelma Izeta (nee Anderson) Bell and passed away on Friday, May 27, 2022 at the age of 95 years, 4 months and 23 days.
Anna grew up in Sligo, Missouri before moving to St. Louis, Missouri when she was 16 years old.
She married Albert Lawrence in 1943. She later married Finis Forshee in St. Louis, Missouri.
Anna worked at General Grocery in St. Louis, Missouri and then as a pastry chef at the Fox School District where she later retired. She had accepted the Lord as her personal Savior at an early age.
She enjoyed traveling, quilting, fishing and hunting.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William “Willie” and Zelma Bell; parents-in-law; first husband, Albert Lawrence; second husband, Finis Forshee; daughter, Judith “Alberta” (Donald) Turnbough; siblings, Elmer Bell, Dema (Quinton) Laney, Earl Bell, Dormalee “Berniece” Conaway, Bertha “Anna” Forshee, Louis “Louie” Bell, Harold Bell and Goldie “Virginia” Shockley, Eva “Evie” Huskey; sister-in-law, June (Bill) Farmer; great great grandsons, Jeremy Lee Turnbough and Mark Albert Brown; great great great grandchildren, Riley Lee Zimmer and Carson Lee Zimmer; other relatives and friends.
She is survived by her sons, Donald Forshee (companion Lillie) of Arnold, Missouri and Ronald (Diane) Forshee of Festus, Missouri; grandchildren, Jeff (Norma) Turnbough and Angela Turnbough, both of Cherryville, Missouri, Sandra (Patrick) Costello of St. Louis, Missouri and Laura (Matt) Asinger of Pevely, Missouri; great grandchildren, Justin (Lacey) Turnbough, Dalton (Wendy) Turnbough, Alicia Spycher, Ryan (Rayauna) Zimmer, Audrey Forshee, Maddie Kaltmeyer, Jack Asinger and Anna Asinger; great great grandchildren, Jeremy and Jayden Turnbough, Blake, Carlee and Paisley Turnbough; great great great grandchildren, Trey Turnbough, Bently Spycher, Donald McCallum and Jacob McCallum and Eliana Zimmer; other relatives and friends.
Private burial at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Kutis Funeral Home in St. Louis, Missouri.