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Emma Marlys Fish Foster

Emma Marlys Fish Foster
Emma Marlys Fish Foster, age 83, of Summertown, TN passed away at her home on Wednesday, April 5, 2023.
Marlys was born on March 3, 1940, in Lemmon, South Dakota to Floyd and Laura Hoefling Fish. She grew up in Rapid City, South Dakota until she met the love of her life, Dan Foster.  She and Dan were married July 19, 1957. After being stationed in many states with the Air Force, they, with their family, settled in Summertown, TN in 1975. Summertown was their home the remainder of their lives where they enjoyed being with family and friends. Marlys retired from K-Mart after 20+ years. She was a member of Summertown Baptist Church, Ethridge Eastern Star, and Noah’s Ark Widows Ministry.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 58 years: Daniel Jackson Foster, Jr.; one son: Daniel Jackson “Jack” Foster III; two sisters; and one brother.
Grateful to have shared her life are her children: Janis Gaudette (Brian), Belinda Powell (Gary), and Philip Foster (Rose); grandchildren: Brandy Crooms (Bobby), Chad Powell (Courtney), Jennifer Paley (Chris), Cory Powell (Allison), Maleah Foster, Jackie Foster, Philip Foster, Jr., and Ashley Townsend; thirteen great-grandchildren; three sisters, many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Emma Marlys Fish Foster were conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, 2023 with Howard Kitter officiating. Interment followed at Pleasant Garden Cemetery in Lawrence County, TN. Neal Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences may be offered by way of:

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