Services: Have been held.
Mrs. Donella Forbes, 69, of Liberal, Kan., died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kan.
She was born on Nov. 25, 1933, in Clovis to Ottas and Lottie Harliss Kirby. She attended school in Clovis. She and her family moved to Liberal in April 1969. She was a member of the Western Avenue Church of Christ in Liberal.
On March 7, 1952, she married Bill Forbes in Clovis.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Harold; and one sister, Juanita.
Survivors include her husband, Bill, of the home in Liberal; one son, Jay (and wife Pam) Forbes of Goddard, Kan.; four daughters, Jan (and husband Mike) Bender of Tulsa, Okla., Donna Brown of Wichita, Kan., Connie (and husband Kevin) Seymore of Wichita, Kan., and Judy (and husband Danny) McNabb of Turpin, Okla.; four brothers, her twin Don Kirby of Clovis, Hershel (and wife Dorothy) Rupe of Joplin, Mo., Oliver Rupe of Amarillo and Wallace Rupe of Garland, Texas; two sisters, Edith (and husband Eual) Allen of Amarillo and Fern (and husband Hugh) Graham of Corinth, Texas; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Ron Suiter will officiate the services.
Burial will follow in the Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Liberal.
Arrangements are by Miller Mortuary of Liberal.