Franklin Cordell Foster, 88, Monday, October 11, 2021 at Woodbury Health and Rehab. He was a native of Cannon Co.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Frances Turner Foster, whom he married April 7, 1995, of Woodbury; daughter, Leslie Pitcock of NC; Franklin's pride and joy where his grandsons whom he loved dearly, Cody (Maddie) Reynolds and children, Grayson and Sydney Rose all of CO., Toivo Blaine Pitcock of Co., Christian Quinn Pitcock of Maine; stepson, Troy Comer and his daughters, Holly and Camile of Murfreesboro; sisters-in-law, Jerry (Henry) Sharp of MO; her daughter, Jordan Gillispie of CA and her son, Jacob Gillispie of NM ; Linda & Ray Grew of MI., Charlotte Wattles and Bobby of AR; nephews and nieces, Ronnie (Connie) Foster of Woodbury; Jerry (Diane) Foster, Elly and Brooke of MT., Jo Ann Hollandsworth of Woodbury, Charles (Sandy) Brandon of Woodbury; Thresia Horn, Emily Haynes and Anna Rowland.
Franklin was the last of his family. He is preceded in death by his parents, Henry Austin Foster, and Hassie Brady Foster; his first wife, Faye Smith Foster; his brothers, Royce Foster, Medford Foster; his sisters, Hazel Hollandsworth, Jo Porterfield and Mary Brandon. He was also preceded in death by his stepson, Roger Comer and brother-in-law, Billy Smith.
A veteran of the Korean War serving in the United States Army, Franklin worked driving a truck for Mason Dixon. Retired for 25 years, he went to work as a builder. Franklin retired to his back porch, where he could watch the deer and look at Short Mtn which was his favorite thing to do. He was a member of the church of Christ.
Graveside services will be 10 AM, Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Riverside cemetery with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, October 13, 2021 from 4 pm until 8 pm.