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Official Obituary of

Mr. Melvin Forman

March 12, 2024

Mr. Melvin Forman Obituary

Mr. Melvin Forman of High Point, N.C. passed away on Friday, March 1, 2024. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024, 11:00 a.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church of Highland Pines, 4711 E. 21st Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605, Reverend Cleveland Lane, Pastor.

Mr. Melvin Forman was a native of Hillsborough County and a resident of Tampa for 35 years where he attended Hillsborough County Public Schools. He started his career as a Director at the Boys and Girls Club of Liberty Mompierre in Tampa Bay, where he mentored children. After moving to Nashville, TN, he began a new career with Home Depot, later transferring to High Point, N.C. as a District Manager.

Melvin had a ‘bigger than life’ personality. He loved spending time with his family, had a comedic spirit, loved to dance and above all, just loved to make people laugh. He was a mentor to many as he loved inspiring and uplifting people. He was an amazing husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, friend, and provider.

Melvin is preceded in death by: his son, Akeem Forman; parents, Douglas Forman and Christine Jenrette; sister, Alzada ‘Pat’ Morgan; brother, Michael Jenrette; nephew, James Dancey; and father, and mother in-law, Nuriddin and Monica Sharrieff.

Melvin leaves to cherish in his memory: his wife of 30 years, Saudia Forman; daughters, Iesha and Lea’zelle Forman; granddaughter, Ariya Forman; sisters, Yvonne Jenrette, Sandra Ashley, Kolanda Daniels (James), and Gloria Forman; brothers, Harvey Jenrette, Jr. (Frannie), Jake Forman, and Corey Forman (Brandy); uncles, Willie Forman (Eva) and Cephus Forman; aunt, Delores (Dee Dee), and Ashley; brother- in-laws, Tarik Sharrieff (Lori), Saladin Sharrieff (Renee), and Omar Sharrieff (Michelle); and sister in-law, Nadiah Conley (Kierrie); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family and friends.

Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners

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Celebration of Life Memorial Service
March 16, 2024

11:00 AM
First M. B. Church of Highland Pines
4711 E. 21st Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605

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