Obituary of Mary Lavada Hawkins Foust, 1996:
Mary Lavada Hawkins Foust, 87, of Lake City died Saturday July 13. 1996 in Oak Ridge Health Care Center.
Mrs. Foust was a member of Island Ford Baptist Church. She was born June 13, 1909 in Anderson County.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William A. “Bill” Foust; sons, Elwood “Woody” Foust and Lee Otis Foust; son-in-law, Charles Snodgrass; parents, James and Sarah Cole Hawkins; three brothers and one sister.
Survivors are daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Louis Parks of Lake Station, IN; Wilma and T.J. Albert of Oak Ridge and Sheila Snodgrass of Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, James E. and Bonnie Foust of Oak Ridge; grandchildren, Ronald Louis Parks, Dwayne Jeffery Albert, Ronda Yvonne Foust, Sherry Elaine Foust and Carla Suzanne Snodgrass; sister, Juanita Humphrey of Buffalo, NY; and several nieces and nephews.
Family received friends 6-8 pm Monday, July 15, in Cox Funeral Home, Lake City.
Funeral service was 8 pm Monday in Cox Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Charles Harness officiating.
Interment was 11 am Tuesday, July 16, in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Clinton Courier News, 17 July 1996
[Courtesy of Renee Scarbrough]