Alice Anna Dugger Foster was born in Kildare, Ga., near Savannah, on Oct. 10, 1922. On May 10, 2017, she passed away peacefully and entered Heaven’s gates at the age of 94. Living most of her life in Brunswick, Alice was a 1940 graduate of Glynn Academy. A USO volunteer in WWII, she met and married her husband, Edward A. Foster, a soldier from Massachusetts. In Massachusetts, Alice waited for her husband to return from deployment to Europe in WWII. Following the war, she returned to her native Brunswick permanently.
Family was Alice’s lifelong and most important undertaking. She cherished most her roles as a daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. With abundant love, she raised a family of five children. Over the years she worked part time and full time at F.W. Woolworth, eventually retiring from the company. Her love, compassion, kindness, gentle manner, friendliness and humor endeared her to everyone who knew her.
Alice had an unwavering faith in God. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Brunswick, Ga. Her firm belief in God supported her in life and gave her peace. Alice was a woman of strong faith, believing in the power and strength of Christ’s love and the beauty and peace that would await her after her passing.
She was a talented artist in the mediums of charcoal sketching and oil painting of coastal seascapes as well as an excellent cook, gardener and avid reader. Additionally, she found lifelong joy in music, dance and the precious dogs with which she shared her life.
Alice was predeceased by her loving husband, Edward A. Foster; her father, Carson Dugger, Sr.; her beloved mother, Lorena Dugger; her brother, Ennis; and her two cherished daughters, Lynn Foster Manning and Alice “Terry” Foster Haught.
Alice is survived by her brother, Carson Dugger Jr.; her son Neil R. Foster (Sharon); daughters Deborah Foster Wilson (Glynn); and Lorena Foster Sweeney (Gary). She is also survived by sons-in-law Tucker Haught and Michael Manning as well as grandchildren, Brian Haught (Monik), Marcy Haught Haymans (Bryan), Ryan Sweeney (Lauren), Lyndsay Sweeney, Tasha Wilson Shattuck (Chad), Heather Wilson, Brandy Wilson, Sherry Wilson Fisher, Stacie Waters (Steve), Anna Foster, Sara Foster, Jonathan Foster, Grace Foster, Richard Foster and Jessie Foster. She also had 10 great grandchildren and many beloved nieces and nephews.
The funeral for Alice Foster was held on May 12, 2017. She was interred beside her husband at Chapel Park Cemetery. Alice will be missed and leaves her family and friends rich in memories with a legacy of love.