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Martha Savage "Nanny" Foster

1919 - 2012 | Obituary Condolences
Martha Savage "Nanny" Foster Obituary
Martha S. Foster
Windsor - Martha "Nanny" Savage Foster, 93, of Windsor, VA. passed away December 27, 2012. She was born in Nansemond County the daughter of the late Lillian Pearl Ellis Savage and Lloyd "Doy" Aubrey Savage. She was predeceased by her husbands, Paul Jordan Garris, Sr. and Thomas C. Foster; 4 sisters; and 3 brothers. Martha retired after working for over 20 years as a licensed practical nurse. She was a member of Antioch Church.
Martha is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jeanette Garris Pierce and Hersey G. Pierce of Smithfield; son and daughter-in-law, Paul "Jerry" Jordan Garris, Jr. and Judy S. Garris of Windsor; step sons and their wives, Tom E. and Jean Foster of Suffolk, Charles S. and Mary Catherine Foster of Windsor; grandchildren and their spouses, Debi P. Jones , Paula P. Hicks (Joe), Paul J. Garris, III (Sherry), Vicki Waddell, Kelly Martone (Jeff), Stephanie Hoesly (Micah), T.C. Foster, and Ann Foster; 15 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held Mon., Dec. 31, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Antioch Church, 23011 Antioch Rd., Windsor, VA. 23487 with Rev. Mark Habecker officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Friends may join the family Sunday night from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Parr Funeral Home & Crematory and other times at the residence of Jerry and Judy Garris. Memorial donations may be made to Antioch Church, Kitchen Fund at P.O. Box 36, Windsor, VA 23487. Condolences may be registered online at

Published in The Virginian Pilot on Dec. 29, 2012
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