Obituary – Foster, Velva “Lucille” (Edgar)

Velva "Lucille" (Edgar) Foster

Class of 1934

Velva “Lucille” (Edgar) Foster

March 25, 1917 – March 16, 2010

Lucille Foster, 92, of Perry, Oklahoma, was the daughter of Clarence Emmett and Matilda Ann Moore Edgar. She was born on March 25, 1917 in Terlton, Oklahoma and died Tuesday, March 16, 2010 in her home.

Lucille moved to Perry in 1924 from Mulhall. She was a 1934 graduate of Perry High School.

Lucille worked as a telephone operator with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company from 1936 to 1942.

On August 19, 1938, Lucille married Dick Harold Foster in Winfield, Kansas. He preceded her in death on June 7, 1988.

Lucille was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Presbyterian Womens Association. She taught Sunday school and bible school, was the treasurer for the youth from 1932 to present and was a member of the choir. Lucille enjoyed fixing patients hair at the nursing home which she did from 1960 to present. Her hobbies included gardening, yard work, walking and exercising.

Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 19, 2010 at the First Presbyterian Church in Perry. Pastor B. Gordon Edwards from the First Presbyterian Church in Stillwater will officiate. Services are under the direction of BrownDugger Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 18, 2010 at BrownDugger Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Perry or Judith Karman Hospice in care of BrownDugger Funeral Home, 1010 N. 7th Street, Perry, Oklahoma 73077.

Lucille is survived by her daughter, Penny Clay of Charleston, Illinois two greatgrandchildren, Brandon Clay and Madison Clay, both of Springfield, Missouri two nephews, Jack Beckham and his wife, Carolyn, of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Joe Beckham and his wife, Doris, of Perry, Oklahoma and one niece, Jody Bruce and her husband, Ronald, of Houston, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dick H. Foster, her parents, Clarence E. and Matilda A. Edgar and her brother, Raymond Lawrence Edgar.