Gene Foster – Part 2: Family facts

Note: I am working to gradually tell my dad’s life story, 1926-2019. This is the second section.

Gene’s Family Facts

The Fosters in the late 1940s (left to right, back): Gene, Everett, Billy, Gertrude, and Charles; (foreground) Trellis Foster, daughter of Charles.

Ferrell Eugene “Gene” Foster, Sr.

Born – October 26, 1926, in Crisp, Texas (near Ennis and Palmer)

Died – November 8, 2019, in Athens, Texas (The death certificate says Nov. 9 because Gene died shortly before midnight but was not pronounced dead officially until after midnight.)

Father – William Everett Foster

Born – April 26, 1902, in Mabank, Kaufman County, Texas

Died – May 20, 1982, Athens, Henderson County, Texas

Mother – Fairy Gertrude Morton Foster

Born – March 29, 1902, in Cottonwood, Henderson County, Texas

Died – September 26,1995, in Athens, Henderson County, Texas

Brother – Lloyd Foster

Born – February 23, 1922, in Palmer, Ellis County, Texas

Died – March 24, 1922, in Ellis County, Texas

Brother – Charles Everett Foster

Born – May 22, 1923, in Texas (probably Ellis County)

Died – January 24, 1987, in Athens, Henderson County, Texas

Brother – Billy John Foster

Born – August 24, 1932, in Cottonwood, Henderson County, Texas

Died – November 21, 1965, in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas

Copyright © 2020 Ferrell Foster

One thought on “Gene Foster – Part 2: Family facts

  1. Thanks for posting this. I love seeing the picture of Aunt Gert and Uncle Everett. I am surprised that I have no memory of Billy.

    Best of luck with your move to Waco.

    Linda Beeson Lumpkin

    Sent from Mail for Windows 10

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