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Forrest Eugene Milstead, 76
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native Forrest Eugene Milstead, 76, was born Feb. 3, 1945 and died Sept. 16 at St. Thomas Highlands Hospital in Sparta following an extended illness.

United States Army veteran, self-employed nurseryman, and member of the Church of Christ, he was the son of the late Charlie and Gertie Roberts Milstead. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister Wilma Powell and brothers Wayne Milstead and Jimmy Milstead.   

Mr. Milstead is survived by son and daughter-in-law David and Pebbles Milstead of McMinnville, daughter and son-in-law Tonya and Tim Crouch of McMinnville, granddaughter Baelee Crouch, step-grandchildren Harley and Logan Martin, special grandchild Tenerra McCormick, sister Donna Milstead of McMinnville, brother and sister-in-law Lonnie and Pat Milstead of McMinnville, sisters-in-law Kathy Pearsall and June McGee of McMinnville, brothers-in-law Bobby Taylor and Maurice Powell of McMinnville, several nieces and nephews, and special friends, Gene Fults, Poe McGee, June McGee, Carl Adcock, Sewell Barnes, Perry Woodlee, Buford Woodlee, Leonard Keel, Willard Butcher, and Jr. Michaels also survive.

Funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, at High’s Chapel with Rickey Magness and Donald Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Armstrong Cemetery in Warren County. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Sunday at High’s. Funeral service will be streamed live via Facebook by Mr. Milstead’s family. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 19, 2021