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Andrew Clifton Foster

foster-andrew-1Andrew Clifton Foster, age 87, of Mena passed away Thursday, February 5, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas.

He was born January 11, 1928 in Board Camp, Arkansas to the late Grady Foster and the late Polly Looney Foster. He was married to Velma Pate Foster on December 13, 1952 at Board Camp, Arkansas.  Mr. Foster proudly served his country in the U. S. Navy during the Korean War and retired from U. S. Motors and after, went to work for Polk County Road Department. He was a loving and kind husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a friend to all who knew him.  He will be dearly missed

He is survived by his wife, Velma Foster of Mena; sons, Andy Foster of Ponder, Texas, Randy Foster and wife Regina of Mena, Arkansas; daughter, Pam Miller and husband David, of Mena, Arkansas; sisters, Betty Fereday of Ft. Worth, Texas, Christine Head of Jacksonville, Arkansas; daughter-in-law, Judy Lee of Mena, Arkansas; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Gaylon Lee, daughter, Bonnie Lee, daughter-in-law, Karen Foster, sister, Otha Lee Richardson and brother, Sam Foster.

Funeral services were Saturday, February 7, 2015, 2:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel with Brother Lamar Austin officiating.

Interment followed in the Old Dallas Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Family and friends visitation was Friday, February 6, 2015, from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Pallbearers were Kenny Foster, Nicky Foster, Jeremy Miller, Damon Miller, Wendell Bartow, Shane Randall and Chris Lee.  Honorary pallbearers were John Hilton, Jake Ralls, Frank Bartow, Bill White, Wade Smith, and Kenny Swank.

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