Mary Nell ‘Nanny’ Foster

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Services for Mary Nell “Nanny” Foster, of Nola, are 3 p.m.Sunday, May 13, at Fair River Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home, Natchez Drive location,is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Foster, 81, died May 11, 2007, at her residence. She wasborn in Lincoln County on May 26, 1926, to J. A. Prine and Mary CoxPrine.

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She was a homemaker. She was a member of Nola BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Louie LeeFoster; her sisters, Blanche Mason and Bobbie Prine; and herbrothers, Ferman Earl Prine and Eldered Prine.

Survivors are her sons and daughters-in-law, Donnie and BarbaraJo Foster, of Nola, Dennie and Linda Foster, of Meadville, andPrine and Sandra Covington, of Brookhaven; her daughters andsons-in-law, Eunice and Alex Brabham, of Brookhaven, Phyllis andJimmy Francis, of Nola, and Judy and Bob York, of Natchez; hergrandchildren and their spouses, Ashley and Mike Smith, Lee andBridy Foster, Lisa and Danny Spring, Kristy and Shane White, Jasonand Carmen Foster, Jessica and Michael Compagna, Amy and TreySummers, Allison and Paul Pittman, Alex and Leeann Brabham, Angieand David McLendon, Jimmy and Holly Francis, Logan and JessicaFrancis and John Mark Francis; her great-grandchildren, LaurenSmith, Cole Smith, Grant Smith, Erica Smith, Luke Smith, TrippFoster, Gabe Foster, Lane McLendon, Price McLendon, Ben McLendon,Caroline McLendon, Ally Francis, Kailey Francis, Marlee Francis,Macee Francis, Mary Taylor Francis, Alex Jordan Nations, JosieSummers, Annabelle Summers, Sam Pittman, Abe Pittman, TruettRasberry, Alex Brabham IV, Maddie Brabham, John Liam Brabham, NoahBrabham, Jake Spring, Mary Spring, Rachel Spring, Laura Spring,Darren White, Dakota White, Montanna White, Trent White, ThomasFoster and Jack Foster.

As Proverbs 31:28 says, “her children rise and bless her.”

Memorials may be made to the building fund of Fair River BaptistChurch.