Thursday, November 15, 2018

Mary Alice Foster

Mary Alice Foster, 81, of Vienna, and formerly of Greenville, Mississippi, died January 14th, 2018 at Metropolis Nursing and Rehab in Metropolis.

Alice was born March 5, 1936 in Yazoo City, MS to Will Edward and Jessie (Gardner) Grady. She married Leon Whatley in 1952 in Washington County, MS. He preceded her in death on January 15th, 1993.

Alice was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; two children, Leon Whatley Jr. and Virginia Henderson; and three sisters, Willie, Dorothy Jean, and Minnie.

She is survived by her son, Timothy (Shelley) Whatley of Vienna, IL; a sister, Teddie; four grandchildren, Stephan (Kim) Whatley of Paducah, KY; Markus (Chloe) Whatley of Colorado Springs, CO; Amanda (Tera) Henderson of Waynesville, NC; and Woody (Sarah) Karpik of Vienna, IL; and two great-grandchildren, Kaleb and Karsen Whatley of Paducah, KY. Alice was also anticipating the birth of a great-granddaughter in May.

In accordance with her wishes, there will be no public visitation.

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