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Rebecca Foster

January 21, 1939 July 31, 2023
Rebecca Foster
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Mrs. Rebecca Ann Bennett Foster, age 84 passed away on Monday July 31st at 1:30 pm in Saint Mary's Hospital, Richmond VA after a valiant fight with various ailments. She was surrounded by her daughters Eleanor, Joyce, Jacqueline, her brother Bishop Nathaniel Jones, and his wife Lillian as she ascended to glory. Mom Rebecca was the fourth of 14 children born to the late Ida Wainwright Bennett Jones and William Bennett.

Mom Rebecca attended the Fergusonville School in Nottoway County and worked as a seamstress at the Amelia Dress Factory, Levi Strauss in Blackstone, several other industries, but her favorite job was being an entrepreneurial floral arranger. Mom was actively involved in the community, serving at the Dominion Worship Center and attending to the needs of family and many friends at her home in Crewe VA.

Surviving family includes daughters Eleanor Foster of Atlanta, GA, Joyce (Sam) Turner of Glen Allen VA, and Jackie (Harry) Mitchell of Henrico, VA; 10 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 4 great- great grandchildren ; Brothers Lawrence , Grady (Hattie), Nathaniel (Lillian), George; Sisters Hester and Shirley; Son in Law Ernest Laury of Forest, VA; a host of relatives and friends; special friends Carol Robinson and William Sydnor.

Husband Herbert M. Foster, Daughter Ida Foster Ward, Son in law Ruben Ward Sr., Daughter Blanche Foster Laury, and siblings Thomas, Matthew, Ethel, Carrie, Robert, Randolph, and Sallie preceded her in death.

Viewing will take place on Friday August 11th, 2023 at W. E. Hawkes and Son Funeral Home, 504 East St. Blackstone VA 23824 beginning at 12:00 pm, and the family will receive guests from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm.

Services will be held on Saturday August 12, 2023 at 3:00 PM at the Dominion Worship Center, 706 E Virginia Ave. Crewe Virginia 23930.

Interment private

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2:45 PM 8/12/2023 2:45:00 PM - 4:00 PM 8/12/2023 4:00:00 PM
Dominion Worship Center

706 E Virginia Avenue
Crewe, VA 23930

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706 E Virginia Avenue Crewe 23930 VA
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