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Keri Leann Forrest, age 51

Keri Leann Forrest, age 51, of Sherwood, Arkansas passed away on January 14, 2024. She was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on August 3, 1972 to Jerry Vanbeber and Tamara Maitlen.

Keri is preceded in death by her granddaughter Nova Lee Binns.

She is survived by her children Justin Binns (Montana), Richard Forrest Jr (Brooke Malone), and Emily Forrest; grandchildren Hudson Binns, Alex Binns, Klaydin Forrest, and Asher Forrest; her father Jerry Vanbeber; her mother Tamara Dubose (Bob); her brother Jason Vanbeber (Sarah); and many more friends and extended family.

Keri had a genuine and kind heart. She always shared her love and light with everyone she knew. Keri would help anyone who needed it in any way possible. She enjoyed researching, collecting crystals, traveling, and going on spontaneous trips with her kids and grandkids. In her spare time, she loved to play cards, sing, and take photos of her friends and family. Keri always loved having fun and spending time with her family. She leaves behind a life filled with laughter and many fond memories, and she will be missed dearly by all who knew her.

A memorial service will be held to honor Keri on Saturday, February 3, 2024 at 2:00pm in the chapel at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville, Arkansas.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at

1 Comment

  • Glenn and Lisa Dill Posted January 31, 2024 10:35 AM

    Our sincere condolences go out to her family and those who knew her. Rest in Peace

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