- Ada, Oklahoma


September 12, 2006

Obituaries September 12, 2006


Military rites for Charles Ray Foster, 73, Paris, Texas, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Ada, the Rev. John Norvell, officiating.

Mr. Foster died Sept. 8, 2006, at a nursing home in Bonham Texas. He was born March 26, 1933, to John Benjamin and Alma Lou Hubbard Foster in Byng, Okla.

He was a U.S. Navy aviator and a gardener. He received his master’s degree in reading and taught English, speech and drama for 28 years. He retired from the Gallup/McKinley County School System on the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico. He was an active member in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Ada.

He is survived by one daughter, Alison Hayter and husband Bill, of Paris, three brothers, Wallace Foster, Lake Havasu City, Ariz., David Foster, Ada, Jack Foster, Farmington, N.M.; three sisters, Betty Dempsey and Jean Gorham, both of Ada, and Peggy Johnson, Oklahoma City; two grandchildren, Allison Packard and Sarah See, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and eight brothers and sisters.

The family said memorial donations may be made to: Goodland Presbyterian Childrens Home in Hugo, Okla., The American Alzheimer’s Association, or St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Ada.

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Bright-Holland Funeral Home, Paris, Texas


ADA — Graveside Services for Robert Lee Grigg, 27, Ada, are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Byrd’s Prairie Cemetery, Tupelo, Floyd Kaiser officiating.

Mr. Grigg died Sept. 9, 2006, at Coalgate. He was born Dec. 18, 1978, at Ada, to Leonard Grigg and Carla Young Grigg.

Mr. Grigg was a plumber at Wayne Lancaster’s Plumbing for four years. He was a lifelong resident of Pontotoc County and was affiliated with the Baptist Church.

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