Marie Foster

Jan 26th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Marie Foster, 80, of Austin, Arkansas, was born May 15, 1931 at Cotton Plant, Arkansas, to Robert and Ola (Cross) Hambrick, and she died Wednesday, January 18, 2012.  She was a member of Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church in El Paso, Arkansas, and the Cabot Chapter #508, Order of the Eastern Star.

Marie is survived by three children, John Foster (Becky), Debbie Coburn and Jill Howard (Larry), all of Austin; seven grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren whom she loved dearly; sisters, Martha Sue Oliver of Beebe, Louise Dobson of Fargo, Arkansas; and brother Bobby Hambrick of North Little Rock.

She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-three years, John Foster, Sr.; a son, Robert Joseph Foster; a daughter, Bennett Holland; her parents; and a son-in-law Hershal Coburn, Sr.; and brothers Jay, Frank and Carl Hambrick.

Family  received friends from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.  Funeral was  2:00 p.m. Monday, January 23, 2012, at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday.