Thomas “Tom” Abraham Foster
Thomas “Tom” Abraham Foster, 72, of Pocahontas, Ark., passed away, on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark.
Tom was born on September 25, 1947, in Jonesboro, Ark., to B.E. and Patricia “Pat” Davis Foster.
Tom was a loving husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, cousin, neighbor, and friend. He was a member of the Skaggs Church of Christ in Pocahontas.
Tom retired from GTE after many years of faithful service. After his retirement, he ran his own construction business. Tom always made it a point to make sure his customers were happy.
Tom was loved by many people because he was not afraid to give love. He understood the significance of a hug and would do anything within his power to help a person in need. Helping others was a top priority for Tom.
Tom is preceded in death by his parents, B.E. and Patricia “Pat” Davis Foster.
Tom is survived by his wife, Deborah “Debbie” Ann Clements Foster of the home; daughters, Dionne Foster of Winnie, Texas, Julie (Steve) Adamson of Pocahontas, Jill (Dusty) Hunt of Conway,
Heather (Roger) Burnett of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Lori Trillo, of Lee’s Summit, Mo.; siblings, Bev (Teri) Foster of Fayetteville, Paul (Rhonda) Foster of Searcy, Cathy Foster of Jonesboro, and (cousin that Tom considered to be a brother) Max Hackworth of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Payton Foster, Colton Williams, Noah (Emma) Adamson, Paul Adamson, Nekayeh Thomas, Ethan Hunt, Max Trillo, and Carter Trillo; and three greatgrandchildren, Michael Payton Foster, Marlee Foster, and Shyleigh Thomas.
Cremation has been chosen as the method of final disposition. A memorial visitation will be held in the chapel of the Fears Family Funeral Home on Saturday, May 16, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. A memorial service will immediately follow, beginning at 12:00 p.m., with Stan Little, Stan Rogers, and Jon Fears officiating.
In lieu of flowers, Tom’s family requests that donations be made to one of the following charitable works: Paragould Children’s Home, 5515 Walcott Road, Paragould, Arkanas 72450, or the Skaggs Church of Christ Building Fund, P.O. Box 1015, Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455.