Obituary – Foust, Mable N. Vowell, 1995

Obituary of Mable N. Vowell Foust, 1995:

Mable N. Vowell Foust, 88 of Medford community Lake City died Sunday in Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

The daughter of Alex and Lizzie Chapman Vowell she was born Jan. 3, 1907 in Anderson County. Mrs. Foust was a member of Clinch River Baptist Church and former Sunday school teacher. She also was a former Magnet Mills employee. For the past 11 years, she had devoted her time in the care of her daughter, Iva Dean. Mrs. Foust enjoyed gardening, raising flowers and attending church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edd F. Foust in 1983; parents; and brothers, Clyde A. Vowell, William M. Vowell and Paul E. Vowell.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Aaron “Sonny” and Beth Foust of Lake City; daughter, Iva Dean Hawn of Lake City; grandchildren and spouses, Joetta and David Boone of Snellville, GA; Jim and Treva Phillips and Jacque and Larrell Dugger, all of Lake City and Jennifer and Eddie King and Paula and Al Rice, all of Clinton; 11 great grandchildren; sisters, Myrtle Beets of Lake City and Daphine Bolton of Knoxville; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Vowell of Maryville and Joan Vowell of Perth Amboy, NJ; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

Funeral service was Tuesday in Clinch River Baptist Church with the Rev. Tom Byrge and the Rev. Larry Webster officiating. The body was lain in state one hour before services. Burial was in Foust Cemetery.

Cox Funeral Home, Lake City was in charge of arrangements.

Clinton Courier News, 29 March 1995

[Courtesy of Renee Scarbrough]

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