Jerry W. Foster age 89 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday August 12, 2019 in Mena, Arkansas.
Jerry was born in Oden, Arkansas on August 4, 1930 to the late Jasper Foster and the late Cornelia Wilhite Foster. He was married for 65 years to the late Wanda Foster. Jerry worked in the timber and logging business and was a mechanic. He also enjoyed deer hunting and fishing with family and friends. He enjoyed tying his own jiggs. Jerry loved to work in his garden and canned the bounties of food. He thoroughly enjoyed going to the cabin with Wanda and his family. In Jerrys home there was always westerns or Wheel of Fortune on his tv. Above all he was a family man, a good father to his family. He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend to all who knew him.
He is survived by his daughters: Charlotte Foster of Fort Smith, Arkansas and Sheila Hicks and husband Mike of Mineral Springs, Arkansas; sons: Rick Foster and wife Lynn of Mena, Arkansas, Terry Foster of Mena, Arkansas, and Stanley Foster and wife Kandy and grandson Jo Jo Foster of Mena, Arkansas; brother, Carl Foster of Mena, Arkansas; sisters: Anne Scheeler and husband Bob of Mena, Arkansas and Donna Cogburn and husband Henry of Mena, Arkansas; good friends: Bob Jones and brother-in-law, Eddie Cross; plus numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jasper and Cornelia Foster; his wife, Wanda Lou Foster; daughter, Brenda Sue Foster; and a sister, Nettie Cross.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Beasley-Wood Chapel with Brother Steve Ellison officiating. Interment will follow in the Brushy Cemetery in Oden, Arkansas under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral of Mena.
Visitation will be Wednesday August 14. 2019 at 9:00 a.m. before service at Beasley Wood.
Pallbearers will be Rodney Jones, Eddie Cross, Josh Foster, Carl Foster, Mike Hicks and Scott Hicks.