Nettie Jim Foster

Nettie Jim Foster age 92 of Smithville, passed away Thursday afternoon at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was born October 6, 1922 to her parents, the late Roy Lee and Cora Tramel Cripps. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Foster; daughter, Doris Hayes; son, Roger Foster; son-in-law, Kenneth Hayes; 3 grandsons, Todd, Terry and Chad Foster; 2 brothers, R.L. and Hoyte Cripps; 3 sisters, Marirene Garvey, JoAnn Rhody and Judy Hale. Ms. Nettie was a faithful member of Whorton Springs Baptist Church and was a retired shirt factory worker. Survivors include daughter-in-law, Priscilla Foster of Smithville; 5 grandchildren, Timothy (Angela) Foutch, Jamie Woodside and Renee (Ricky) Hendrixson all of Smithville, Jeffrey D. (Betty) Foster of Lebanon, Dionndra Foster and Kyla of Dallas, Texas; 8 great-grandchildren, Heather (Timmy) Vaughn, Brooke Johnson, Kevin Woodside, Nathan Trapp, Natasha (Nathanyel) Pedigo, Wesley Walker, Alicia Foster, Matthew Foster; 9 great-great-grandchildren, Chase Dewayne Vaughn, Jaden Johnson, Kenadee Pedigo, Katie Pedigo, Kaden Trapp, Ethan Trapp, Avah Grace Henley, Jaylon Rodriquez; 2 brothers, Ray Doyle Cripps and Bobby Cripps both of Smithville; 3 sisters, Faye West and Wanda (Orvil) Hendrix both of Smithville, Dot (Jerry) Mansuetti of Pennsylvania; sisters-in-law, Sue Cripps Kelly of Smithville and Gladys Cripps of McMinnville. Funeral services will be conducted 2:PM Sunday at Whorton Springs Baptist Church with Bro. David Mahan officiating and burial to follow in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Saturday 1:PM until 9:PM and Sunday 10:AM until 12:30 PM all at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Ms. Foster will lie in state at the church Sunday from 1:PM until the time of the service at 2:PM. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to Whorton Springs Baptist Church Building Fund. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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