Geraldine Foust | 1922-2014

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014

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Geraldine ‘Jerry’ Foust

Geraldine ‘Jerry’ Foust, 91, died Wednesday, Mar. 19, 2014, in Mineral Wells.

Graveside service was March 21 at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Patillo with burial under the direction of Wiley Chapel in Lipan.

Geraldine Yvonne Lindsey was born July 3, 1922, in Whittier, Calif., to Robert Russell Lindsey and Rosa Edith Dyches Lindsey. She graduated from high school in 1940.

She attended and graduated from Howard Payne University and then attended Tarleton State University, where she received certification to teach LLD children. On May 25, 1947, she married Hubert Foust in the First Christian Church at Breckenridge.

Mrs. Foust taught 31 years in Sipe Springs, Cross Cut, Brownwood, Graford, Palo Pinto, Gordon and Lipan schools. She was active in local politics in Lipan and attended all the school board meetings. She believed that every child deserve an education.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hubert Foust; and her brother, Robert Lindsey.

Survivors include her son, Mark Lindsey Foust and wife, Melissa, of Lipan; daughter Sandra Foust Poynor and husband, Clay, of Bridgeport; grandchildren Trent Justin Poynor of Granbury, Tres Ryan Poynor of Bridgeport, Lindsey Elizabeth Poynor Reed of Lewisville, Marcus Foust of Lipan and Tanden Foust of Lipan; great-grandsons Malachi Poynor and Gavin Poynor; great-granddaughter Minneia Poynor: a niece and a nephew; cousins Barbara Ausborn of Irving and Sue Farmer of Corpus Christi; and many friends.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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