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Friday, January 23, 2009

Nelson Foster Passing & Arrangements

KINGSPORT — Nelson Foster, 84, of Kingsport, and went home to be with God on Monday (Jan. 19, 2009) at Select Specialty Hospital in Bristol.

He was born March 30, 1924 in Murfreesboro, Tenn., spent his youth in Nashville, and came to Kingsport in 1941 where he spent most of his life. After retiring from TVA as a truck driver, Nelson worked for Creech Radiator Service for several years. He was also a bus driver and body shop repairman.
Nelson was a member of Central Baptist Church and a member of Universal Masonic Lodge # 239 for twenty-five years.
His wife, Georgia Edna Foster, preceded him in death.
He leaves to mourn his lost, his son, Nelson Keith Foster of Kingsport;
granddaughters, Nicole, Keita, and Myee McKinney (her children, Keence and Dravin); other great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bernice Leftridge of Chicago, Ill. and Dorothy Jones of Nashville; six nieces and eight nephews; a host of great-nieces, great-nephews, and other relatives, and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes Kingsport.
Funeral services will be conducted at 5 p.m. Saturday at Central Baptist Church with Rev. Anthony Daniels officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Zion Cemetery.
Family members and friends will serve as pallbearers.
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Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport, is serving the family of Nelson Foster.