Jennifer L. Tope

January 19, 1959 ‒ December 25, 2010

Ostrander, Ohio

Jennifer L. Tope, age 51 of Ostrander passed away late Christmas afternoon at her residence following a courageous battle with ALS. She was born January 19, 1959 in Columbus, Ohio to Howard and Shirley Gillian Forbes. A Delaware County resident since 1990, she was a member of The River Community Church, and volunteered for the Crisis Pregnancy Center. She enjoyed quilting, artistic painting in all mediums, sewing, and was very involved with church functions. She was very proud of her family and tops on her list of activities was being a grandma. She is survived by her husband Gary, of 32 years; a daughter Chenoa (Mike) Inglish of Delaware; son Gary III (Erin) of Delaware; 5 granddaughters, known to her as her lambs – Lilianna, Adiline, Samora Tope, Makala and Zoee Inglish; 3 brothers Mark, Jeff Forbes of California and Greg Forbes of Delaware; 3 sisters Sylvia and Melanie Forbes of California and Becky Forbes of Florida; her mother Shirley “Sheri” Humphries of California. She was preceded in death by her father Howard. Friends will be received at the Rodman Neeper Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 29th from 4:00 – 7:00 PM, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11:00 AM with Dr. Robert “Doc” Swanger of The River Community Church officiating. The family will then retire to the Rodman Neeper Community Room, where the celebration of her life will continue with a luncheon provided by the ladies of The River Community Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Columbus Chapter, 1170 Old Henderson Road, Ste. 221, Columbus, OH 43220 or at . To express condolences or share a memory, please visit