Mr. Jimmie Leon Foster, age 71, of the Bedford Community passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at his residence after a short illness. Per Mr. Leon's wishes there will be no services or visitation at this time. He chose to be cremated.
Born May 2, 1941, in Bedford County, he was the son of the late James Vannoy Foster and is survived by his mother Thelma Lorraine Allen Foster of Shelbyville. He was a life-long farmer in Bedford County and was a member of the Fairlane Church of Christ.
In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife of 51 years, Audrey Mai Moore Foster of Bedford, daughters Donna (Scott) Abernathy of Murfreesboro and Dianna "Dee" Foster of Fort Worth, Texas and grandson Alex Abernathy of Murfreesboro.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the John Willis Memorial Scholarship for Agriculture Students % AITC Foundation, P.O. Box 313, Columbia, TN 38402.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.