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Tommy Foster

May 28,1948 – March 31,2013

Obituary for Tommy Foster

Mr. Tommy Wayne Foster, age 64, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013 at Wellstar Cobb Hospital in the presence of his loving family. He was born May 28, 1948 in Atlanta, Georgia the son of the late Mr. Tony L. Foster, Sr. and the late Mrs. Reba Wood Foster. He was a veteran of the United States Army, Co. C (Ranger) 75th Infantry 173rd Airborne Brigade, serving in Vietnam in 1969-1970 and was awarded two Purple Hearts along with several other commendations. He was Baptist by Faith. Mr. Foster was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He will be greatly missed by those who love him. He coached the “Georgia Girls” softball team for several years winning several National Championships and making many memories and friends along the way. He loved watching the Atlanta Braves and the Georgia Bulldogs. He retired as the regional manager of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Corporation. He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Martha Worthan Foster; his daughters, Dr. Elizabeth Foster Clenney of Douglasville, and Lorrie and Billy Wilbanks of Hiram; sons, Toby Wayne and Melissa Foster of Douglasville, Joey and Renee Kilian of Douglasville and Michael and Lou Kilian of Gray; grandchildren, Carson Clenney, Trent Foster, Madison Foster, Wesley Wilbanks, Katie Wilbanks, Jordan Kilian, Marti and Jason Webb, Tyler Kilian, Jacob Kilian, Austin Petrosky, Matt and Kim McLendon, and Jeremy and Melissa McLendon; great grandchildren, Landon Webb, Logan Webb, Brayden Kilian, Emory Kilian, Mattie McLendon, and Kohen McLendon; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Howard and Rebecca Aikens of Cedar Bluff, AL, Tony Jr. and B.J. Foster of Marietta, and Ricky and Debbie Foster of Douglasville; many nieces and nephews also survive. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. Nishant Shroff, Dr. John Akiki, Dr. Mohammad Anjum, the staff of Wellstar Douglas Hospital, and the staff of Wellstar Cobb Hospital for their care and compassion during his time of illness. The family will receive friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Douglas Chapel, Tuesday, April 2, 2013 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Funeral Services will be conducted Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 1:00 PM from the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home in Douglasville with Rev. Ikey Watson and Rev. Terry Worthan officiating. Interment will follow at Douglasville City Cemetery with military honors. The following will serve as pallbearers: Scott Worthan, Dwayne Worthan, Matt McLendon, Tyler Kilian, Tracy Aikens, and Jason Webb. Flowers are accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 2951 Flowers Road S., Suite 211, Atlanta, Georgia 30341. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. of Douglasville is in charge of arrangements. 770-942-2311

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