Jerry Moore Foster
Jerry Moore Foster, 79, passed away, October 23, 2013. Visitation for the Foster family will be held at the home of Nancy and Will Weddington, 3486 Hwy. 70 E., Brownsville, TN 38012 on Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. Celebration of Life Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, October 25, 2013 in the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. He is survived by his college sweetheart and wife of 58 years, Susan Hart Foster; and his two daughters, Betsy Foster and Nancy Weddington (Will); five grandchildren, (all of which called him Papy), Kelly Young (Mike), Will Weddington, Jr., Thomas Weddington (Chanel), Ryan Weddington and Cameron Weddington; two great-granddaugthers, Ainsley and Addison Young.
He was a member of Zion Baptist Church, serving as Sunday School Director, Discipleship Training Director, Sunday School Teacher, RA leader and Deacon.
His greatest passion in life though, after his personal walk with Jesus Christ and his family was the people of the Phillipines. He made nineteen mission trips to the Phillipines, building churches and preaching. His mission in life was to reach these precious people in remote areas of the Phillipines with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Because of this great love, the family is asking that memorials be given to: Cross Partners Ministry, 495 Hedge Rose Blvd., Somerville, TN 38068 in order to build a church in the Phillipines in his memory.
Lea & Simmons Funeral Home, 731-772-8880
Published in The Jackson Sun on Oct. 24, 2013