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Velma Foster

Velma Foster, age 96, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, November 26, 2020 in Mena.

Velma Foster

She was born April 15, 1924 in Umpire, Arkansas to the late Flay Pate and the late Fannie Seales Pate.  She was united in marriage in Board Camp, Arkansas on December 13, 1952 to Clifton Foster. 

Velma loved her flowers and enjoyed gardening and being outdoors. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy. She loved the Lord and attended church faithfully until she was no longer able. Velma worked at various jobs, Renovo Shirt Factory, Ben Franklin, Zink Drug Store and Parks and Hansen to help provide for her family.

She is survived by her sons, Andy C. Foster and wife Kelley of Ponder, Texas, and Randy Foster and wife Regina of Mena, Arkansas, daughter, Pam Miller and husband David of Mena, Arkansas.

Numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and host of other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents: husband Cliff Foster, daughter Bonnie Lee and son Gaylon Lee.

Due to recent health concerns, a private family graveside will be held Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.         at Old Dallas Cemetery. General Visitation

Pallbearers will be her Grandsons.

Arrangements are under the direction of Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

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