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Dorothy Loraine Foster Obituary

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Dorothy Loraine Foster

Knoxville, Tennessee

September 4, 1937 - May 18, 2024

Dorothy Loraine Foster Obituary

Dorothy Loraine Foster – age 86, of Corryton, gained her Heavenly Angel Wings on Saturday, May 18, 2024. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of House Mountain Baptist Church. Dorothy was loved by many and will be greatly missed. 


To greet Dorothy at the Pearly Gates of Heaven were her loving husband, James Edward Foster, Sr.; father, James Ballard West; mother, Iva Jane Shiflet West; daughters, Gwendolyn Maxine Lawson, Cynthia Annette Foster; grandson, James “Jimmy” Edward Foster III; sister, Christine Long; 


Left behind to cherish Dorothy’s memory are her children and spouses, David Wayne (Sherry) Foster, Steven Edward Foster, James Edward Foster, Jr; grandchildren, Andrew Foster, Danny Foster, David Wayne (Candice) Foster, Jr., Autumn Foster, Tracy (Dustin) Berry, Christopher (Tammy) Lawson, Kevin Lawson; step grandchildren, Chad Tarwater, Jeremiah (Carrie) Tarwater, Tony Beeler, Kristi Akers, Rebecca (Craig) Gray; twenty-two great grandchildren; brother, James Paris West; sister, Georgia (Jack) Grigsby. 


The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 PM, Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at Bridges Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 7:00 PM with Pastor Will Cate officiating. Family and friends will meet 10:45 AM, Thursday, May 23, 2024 at Berry Highland South Cemetery for an 11:00 AM interment. Honorary Pallbearers: David Foster, Jr., Trey Foster, Jase Foster, Chad Tarwater, Jerimah Tarwater, and Samuel Acers. Arrangements by Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, Knoxville, Tennessee 37924, 865-523-4999. www.bridgesfuneralhome.com.



To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Dorothy Loraine Foster hosted by Bridges Funeral Home.

Dorothy Loraine Foster – age 86, of Corryton, gained her Heavenly Angel Wings on Saturday, May 18, 2024. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of House Mountain Baptist Church. Dorothy was loved by many and will be greatly missed. 


To greet Dorothy at the Pearly Gates of Heaven were her loving husband, James Edward Foster, Sr.; father, James Ballard West; mother, Iva Jane Shiflet West; daughters, Gwendolyn Maxine Lawson, Cynthia Annette Foster; grandson, James “Jimmy” Edward Foster III; sister, Christine Long; 


Left behind to cherish Dorothy’s memory are her children and spouses, David Wayne (Sherry) Foster, Steven Edward Foster, James Edward Foster, Jr; grandchildren, Andrew Foster, Danny Foster, David Wayne (Candice) Foster, Jr., Autumn Foster, Tracy (Dustin) Berry, Christopher (Tammy) Lawson, Kevin Lawson; step grandchildren, Chad Tarwater, Jeremiah (Carrie) Tarwater, Tony Beeler, Kristi Akers, Rebecca (Craig) Gray; twenty-two great grandchildren; brother, James Paris West; sister, Georgia (Jack) Grigsby. 


The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 PM, Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at Bridges Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 7:00 PM with Pastor Will Cate officiating. Family and friends will meet 10:45 AM, Thursday, May 23, 2024 at Berry Highland South Cemetery for an 11:00 AM interment. Honorary Pallbearers: David Foster, Jr., Trey Foster, Jase Foster, Chad Tarwater, Jerimah Tarwater, and Samuel Acers. Arrangements by Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, Knoxville, Tennessee 37924, 865-523-4999. www.bridgesfuneralhome.com.



To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Dorothy Loraine Foster hosted by Bridges Funeral Home.

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