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Everett Earl Foster

Services for Everett Earl Foster, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Tuesday, Jan. 12, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel inBrookhaven with burial in Riverwood Memorial Park.

Visitation is Monday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Foster, 87, died Jan. 9, 2010, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter in Brookhaven. He was born on April 11, 1922, to JamesMonroe Foster and Jessie Allie Morris Foster.

He was an agency manager for Lincoln County’s Farm Bureau. Hewas a member of Central Baptist Church where he served as a deaconfor more than 40 years. Mr. Foster also served as a past presidentfor the Brookhaven Exchange Club. He was a World War II veteran whoalso served in the U.S. Navy during the Philippine campaign and thePacific campaign.

Preceding him in death were his parents, James Monroe Foster andJessie Allie Morris Foster; his brothers, Grady, J.M. and DeltonFoster; and his sisters, Eunice Hall, Audrey Hutson, Elsie RaySmith and Virginia Sandifer.

Survivors are his wife, Winifred Smith Foster; his sons, ThomasL. Foster Sr., of Brookhaven, and William Gary Foster and wife, JoAnn, of Russellville, Ark.; his brothers, Paul Foster and ClaytonFoster, both of Natchez; a sister, Essie Myers, of Brookhaven; hissix grandchildren, Kristi Parks, Amy Beard, Thomas L. Foster Jr.,Celisa Peltz, Jamie Foster and James “Jay” Foster; his eightgreat-grandchildren, Brandon Wilson, Ashley Wilson, Sarah Wilson,Caleb Jackson Foster, Abby Beard, Victoria Ballard, Landon Peltzand Natalie Peltz.

Memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church’s BuildingFund.

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