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EVANS, Ga. - Entered into rest Saturday, February 1, 2014, Paula "Polly" Sinclair Foster, 73, wife of the late Don Foster. Born in Cincinnati, OH in 1940 to the late Norris and Marian Sinclair, she was raised in Marietta, GA. She graduated from Marietta High School in 1958, where she was a cheerleader and played basketball. She was also a graduate of the University of Georgia in 1962, where she was a member of Phi Mu sorority and then went on to serve as a flight attendant for Delta Airlines. She and Donald Osborn Foster, her high school sweetheart, married on March 27, 1965 and moved to Augusta in 1984. Polly worked for 16 years in the Pro Shop of the Augusta National Golf Club and attended Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church. Family members include sons: Matt Foster (Chrystal) of Lexington, KY, Brad Foster (Susan) of Augusta, GA, Whit Foster (Laci) of Evans, GA; grandchildren: Ethan, Hunter, Wyatt, and Sinclair (anticipating arrival mid-February); sister: Kathryn S. Prestridge of Shreveport, LA; brother: John A. Sinclair of Marietta, GA; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is also survived by additional family members in Smyrna and Marietta, GA. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church with Dr. Matthew Rich officiating. Burial will follow in Westover Memorial Park. The family wishes to thank her caregivers at Brandon Wilde for their loving care. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2607 Commons Boulevard, Augusta, GA 30909. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com



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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Feb. 3, 2014.
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February 4, 2014
Matt, Brad, and Whit, I wanted you all to know how sorry I am about your Mom...or Ms. Polly as I always called her. I remember her as the happiest person. She would always greet me with a hug and a smile. She was a special person.
Robin (Dozier) Downing
Robin Downing
February 4, 2014
Whit,
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. She was a joy to know. I used to love playing tennis with her because she had us laughing through the match. She had a wonderful personality and would brighten up the room. Take care and love to you and Laci. Karen Lowery
February 4, 2014
You and your family are in our prayers.
Patton Beall
February 4, 2014
So sorry to hear about your loss. I love that she had a connection to Cincinnati. Glad we were able to have known her. Our deepest sympathy.
Jim and Cindy Vornberger
Cindy Vornberger
February 3, 2014
Brad, I am so sorry four your loss. Your mother was always a favorite at the Arsenal games.
Roderick Curtis
February 3, 2014
Polly, you were one of a kind and always made me feel so welcome with your family! I know all your family is going to miss you immensely! I'll be praying for you all. Love, Gianna
Gianna
February 3, 2014
I am deeply saddened by the loss of Polly, she was such a wonderful person and I loved her spirit. Maybe it was that Cincinnati spirit:) she will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with her family during this sad time. I'm sorry I won't be able to attend the services. Xoxoxo
Andrea Foster
February 3, 2014
Polly was a lovely lady loved by many! She will be missed. Thinking of all of you during this time!
Leigh Ann Davidson
February 3, 2014
I'm so sorry for your loss.
Kelly Byus Campbell
February 3, 2014
Brad and Whit,
Coach Hill and I are so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. She was always smiling and gracious, and I know that she will be truly missed. Know that we are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Randy and Martha Hill
February 3, 2014
Joseph and I are praying for each of you during this difficult time of loss. Your mom sounded like she was the type of kind spirit that could brighten up any room. I know that she will be missed by all but glad she is at peace with your father and no longer suffering. Much love to you all,
Amy and Joseph Scherer
Amy Scherer
February 3, 2014
My thoughts are with you all during this time. It makes me sad that Polly did not have the opportunity to share her life with Sinclair, but I know she is watching over her. I pray Sinclair will be passed on her trait of being a strong woman. Polly must have been a great mother, as she made Whit into a wonderful man and husband for my daughter. Love to all of you. Traci Lane
February 3, 2014
It has been a long time since I have seen Polly, but I always enjoyed our time visiting with each other throughout high school and college and some after. The Foster family has a very special place in my heart and I am so sad to hear this news! My thoughts and prayers are with you all! Treasure your memories! Love you guys, Kelly Lowery Hayden
Kelly Lowery Hayden
February 3, 2014
Whitt and Laci, my sincere condolances during your time of loss. Sandra Autry-Vollrath
Sandra Autry-Vollrath
February 3, 2014
Even though we never met Polly we know she must have been a wonderful woman and Mom because Whit is such a fine young man and friend to our son, Hall Dozier. Our love and prayers are with you all during this sad time in your lives.
David and Sara Jane Dozier
February 3, 2014
My mother and I adored Polly. Her humor could keep any room in stitches! She will be missed by many. Prayers to the Foster Family.
Anna Dickinson (Stockton)
February 3, 2014
She was one of a kind, and I simply adored her. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Katie (White) Kellett
February 3, 2014
Brad, Susan,Whit & Lacy, Matt & Chrystal,& of course her precious grandchildren, and & all of your family, Bennie & I both hated to hear of your loss...She will be greatly missed,but she is home now with your dad,and other family members gone on before her...cherish your memories of her.She was always so sweet to me when I'd see her.May God bless each of you...Bennie & Sandra Harbin
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