Mrs. Mary Corry Foster

Mrs. Mary Corry Foster, 87, of 400 Chestnut Ridge Road, Gaffney, SC, passed away Monday, January 16th, in Spartanburg Medical Center.

She was born in Cherokee County and was a daughter of the late David and Rodell Logan Corry.  She was the widow of Deacon William Foster, Jr.

She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church where she served in several capacities including: deaconess, Mother of the Church, and Sunday School Teacher. She was also a Boy Scouts Den Mother.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by: seven siblings, her twin sister, Azzie Lee Davis, Addie McLean, Jay Corry, Alberta Doiley, Henry Corry, Frances Foster and Wes Corry; and a grandchild, Gantry Foster.

Left to cherish loving memories are: three sons, Glen Foster (Lisa) of Spartanburg, Richard Corry and Venson Foster (Katrina Mitchem) of Gaffney; two daughters, Brenda Simmons (Samuel) of Spartanburg and Schylver Foster of Greenville, SC; a brother, Joe Corry of Gaffney; two sisters, Ruby Corry and Dorothy Littlejohn, both of Gaffney; five grandchildren, LaToya Corry, Logan Foster, Keenen Corry, Taron Foster, and Keionna Corry; two great- grandchildren, Kameryn Corry and Karsen Burris;  other relatives and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 21st, 1:00 p.m., in Concord Baptist Church with Rev. Freddy Davidson and Dr. Michael Bridges. Interment will follow in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to The William and Mary Foster Foundation, 400 Chestnut Ridge Road, Gaffney, SC 29340.