Foster, Powell

Powell Foster
Services:
Have been held.

Powell Hogan Foster, 65, of Clovis, died on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2005.

He was born on Sept. 25, 1939, in Slaton, Texas, to Mark L. and Loda Foster. He married Sallie Sue Harris on June 6, 1961, in Dumas, Texas. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Eastern New Mexico University in 1962. He served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War. He moved back to Clovis in 1967, working as a certified public accountant. He established his own firm in 1975. He was an elder and served as treasurer of First Presbyterian Church in Clovis and was a youth baseball coach.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother-in-law, Jim Weaver.

Survivors include his wife; one son, Barry Foster (and wife, Stephanie) of Roswell; a daughter Lori Gale (David) of Tucson, Ariz., and; six grandchildren, Marshall Harris Foster, Geoffrey Foster Gale, Marcus Hogan Foster, Michael Hunter Foster, Sean Stanley Gale, and Carol Lorene Foster; a sister-in-law, Pat Weaver and her children and grandchildren; and an extended family in Texas.

The Rev. Lance Clemons will officiate the services.

Burial will be at Atwell Cemetery in Cross Plains, Texas.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church in Clovis, the University of New Mexico Children’s Hospital, or any charity devoted to children.

Honorary pallbearers include his five grandsons, two nephews, the men of First Presbyterian Church, friends and associates, and fellow Masons of Clovis Lodge No. 40.

Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.