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Wanda R. Foster

Wanda R. Foster, age 77, Spivey Mountain Community, Erwin passed away Friday, December 4, 2015 at the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital Long Term Care Unit. She was a lifelong resident of Erwin and a daughter of the late Ralph and Annie Harris Hensley. Mrs. Foster was a former secretary at the Tennessee Department of Human Services for twenty-five years. She was a member of Mountain Dale Freewill Baptist Church. Other than her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Foster on April 21, 1991 and her brother, Boyd Hensley.

She leaves behind to cherish her memories two sons: Michael Foster and wife, Rhonda, Jason Foster and wife, Kristin all of Erwin; one daughter, Debbie Jones and husband, Bobby, Nashville; one sister, Sonja Hoilman and husband, A. J., Erwin; three grandchildren: Seth Foster, Dillon Foster and Emily Foster all of Erwin; one sister-in-law, Susan Hensley, Erwin. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends Monday, December 7, 2015 from 6:00 P. M. until the hour of service at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Rodney Deyton and Reverend Tommy Hensley will officiate at the 8:00 P. M. funeral service. Music will be provided by Inez Chandler. Serving as pallbearers will be Seth Foster, Dillon Foster, Bobby Jones, Steve Hoilman, Greg Hoilman and Randy Coffie. Committal service will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 11:00 A. M. from the Hensley Cemetery, Spivey Mountain Community. Everyone is asked to please assemble at the cemetery by 10:50 A. M. on Tuesday.

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Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Hensley family. (423) 743-1380.