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Lois Ruth Foster, age 87, Webb City, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at Webb City Health and Rehabilitation.
Lois was born January 10, 1930, in Duenweg, Mo., to the late Earl Jordan and Viola Mae Jordan. She attended school in Oronogo and lived in several locations with her loving companion of 42 years, Harvey Foxworth, before returning to Carl Junction in 2008. She worked in the hotel industry in housekeeping,
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by companion, Harvey Foxworth, on May 28, 2013; three brothers, Marvin Jordan, Carl Ray Jordan, Walt Jordan; two sisters, Virginia Pigg and Inez Scott; grandson, Michael Foster; granddaughter, Hailey Foster; and a great-grandson, Knox Laurance.
Survivors include five sons, Mike Foster, of La Vergne, Tenn., Steve Foster and wife, Diane, of East Point, Mich., Jim Foster and wife, Diane, of Clinton Township, Mich., Danny Foster and wife, Fran, of New Baltimore, Mich., and Larry Foster and wife, Sheila, of Joplin; three daughters, Ruth Ann Laurance and husband, Howard, of Carl Junction, Linda Miller and husband, Bruce, of Clinton Township, Mich., and Shirley Murphy, of Carl Junction; two brothers, Robert Jordan and wife, Brenda, of Carthage, and Leroy Jordan and wife, Kay, of Oronogo; three sisters, Helen Willis and Hazel Banks, both of Webb City, Wanda Williams, of Carthage.
Funeral service will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Parker Mortuary, with Rev. Johnny Wilkins officiating. Burial to follow at the Carterville Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the mortuary.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the local Alzheimer's Association, in care of the mortuary.
Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.
Published on May 4, 2017
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