Susan Forehand retired recently after 43 years of ministry at Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Vestavia Hills.
Her most recent role was minister to adults and women, and she was Shades’ first women’s minister. When she first joined the staff, she served as an associate in recreation on the inaugural team that opened the then-Christian Life Center. She is a graduate of Samford University. She has been married to David for 41 years, and they have one child.