Frances Handy Foster



Frances Handy Foster, 84, of Ruffin, NC went to be with the Lord Saturday June 3, 2017 at Annie Penn Hospital.

Graveside services will be conducted 2:00 P.M. Tuesday June 6, 2017 at Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Rev. Mac McDowell officiating. The family will see friends in the fellowship hall of the church following the service.
A native of Rockingham County, she was a daughter of the late Joe S. and Elva Light Handy and had lived in the Bethesda Church Community of Caswell Co. most of her life. She was a home maker and a member of Bethesda Presbyterian Church where she had served as an Elder, had been a member of the church choir, and was very active in the Women of the Church. Mrs. Foster was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and was a very talented artist and musician. She was preceded in death by brothers, Gordon Handy and Lindell Handy and by a sister, Dorothy “Toots” Burgess.
Surviving is her husband of 64 years, J. D. Foster of the home sons, Bill Foster (Gwen) of Ruffin, Andy Foster (Ginny) of Providence, & Mitch Foster (Lynn) of Ruffin, brother, Wayne Handy (Marjorie) of Greensboro, grandchildren, Katherine Parrish (Austin), Lindsey Strader (Ryan), Andrew Foster (Kelly), Josh Foster (Taylor), & Justin Foster (Sammantha), great grandchildren, Gavin Foster, Lana Parrish, Landon Strader, Levi Strader, Willow Foster, & Charlotte Parrish.
There will be no formal visitation and the family will be at residence at 1625 Bethesda Church Rd. Ruffin, NC 27326. Memorials may be made to, Bethesda Presbyterian Church c/o J. I. Satterfield 7425 Park Springs Rd. Pelham, NC 27311. Online condolences may be made at