Miller Jean Forrest

Obituary of Miller Jean Forrest

Miller Jean Forrest, 66, of Niles, passed away at Lakeland Hospital in Niles on Sunday, June 28, 2020, after a short battle with cancer. Miller Jean was born on January 28, 1954, to William and Willie Mae (Myles) Forrest in Niles. Miller Jean was a lifelong resident of the Niles area and graduated from Niles High School. Miller Jean enjoyed the quiet and peaceful things in life; she enjoyed collecting antiques, ceramics, and loved listening to old R & B music. The only thing that Miller Jean loved more than her peace and quiet were her two children. She was a very proud mother to Russell and Tiffeny. She was preceded in death by her mother, Willie Mae Forrest. Miller Jean is survived by her father, William Forrest of South Bend; children, Russell Downs and his wife Erin Downs of Jersey City, New Jersey and Tiffeny Forrest-Senkyire and her husband Kenneth Senkyire of Englewood, New Jersey; grandson, Myles Senkyire; siblings, Judy Forrest of Atlanta, Georgia, Dorothy Forrest of Mishawaka, Indiana, and Emily Briggs of Niles; and many extended family members and friends. A time of viewing will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The family is opening this time up for friends to respectfully come and pay their last respects to Miller Jean one last time before she is laid to rest. The family wishes to remind everyone to please be mindful of social distancing and gathering limits when visiting so all that wish to say their goodbyes may do so. Miller Jean will be laid to rest at a private burial at Silverbrook Cemetery
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Thursday
2
July

Public Viewing

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday, July 2, 2020
Brown Funeral Home
521 E. Main Street
Niles, Michigan, United States
269-683-1155
The family is opening this time up for friends to respectfully come and pay their last respects to Miller Jean one last time before she is laid to rest. The family wishes to remind everyone to please be mindful of social distancing and gathering limits when visiting so all that wish to say their goodbyes may do so.
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