Memorial services for Josephine Lee Foster 90, of Tucumcari, NM were held 2 PM Friday, September 20, 2013, at the End Time Ministry in Tucumcari with Pastor Dale Cordova officiating. Josephine died Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at Plains Regional Medical Center, Clovis, NM.
Josephine was born March 19, 1923, in Tucumcari, NM to Anastasio and Cleotilda (Gallegos) Garcia. She was restaurant cashier and member of End Time Ministry Church, the senior center and enjoyed reading, attending church, fishing, and sewing. She enjoyed spending time with her great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, JoAnn Smilowitz, Tucumcari, NM, step-daughter Beverly (John) Majors, Sequin, WA, son Allan (Rosa) Smilowitz, El Paso, TX, step-son, Donald (Mari) Foster, Oakland, CA, one sister, Mary Stella (Jerry) Duran, Albuquerque, NM, sister-in-law. Romona Garcia, Albuquerque, NM, special nephew, Tom (Gloria) Mirabal, Los Lunas, NM, four grandchildren; Denessa Bland, Cynthia Kellerman, Scott Smilowitz, Erica Sweeney and extended family, 6 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. She was preceded by two husbands Al Smilowitz and Lester Foster, a sister Tive Montoya, and two brothers, Fred B. Garcia and Vicente Garcia.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Muffley Funeral Home and High Plains Crematory. 575-762-4435 muffleyfuneralhome.com