Friday, September 05, 2014

Evelyn Foss Dies At Age 106

Evelyn A. Foss, age 106, of LaBelle, passed away September 3, 2014 in LaBelle from complications of advanced age. 

Evelyn Allen Foss was born in Louisa County, Iowa on November 14, 1907 to Minton Allen and Louis Jarvis Allen. 

She was educated in public schools in Columbus Junction and at Parsons College in Fairfield, Iowa. 

Evelyn married Roy Badham. To this union, one daughter, Norma Royene Badham was born. Following, Mr. Badham's death she married August Foss. They were married 59 years and to that union, one daughter, Joanne Foss was born.

Evelyn and August were involved in their church, boy scouts, girl scouts, and the Avion Travelcade Club. Evelyn spent the first forty six years of her life in Columbus City, Iowa before moving to Largo, Florida. She later moved to Old Town, Florida where she lived forty five years before moving to LaBelle, Florida to be near her daughter Royene.

She is survived by her daughter Royene Hankins of LaBelle, Florida, son in law Dick Hendrickson of Washington, Iowa, four grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, and seven great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Joanne Foss Hendrickson, son-in-law Wayne Hankins, both husbands, one granddaughter, her parents, five brothers, and one sister.

Funeral services will be held at a later date at Old Town Methodist Church. Burial will be in Old Town Cemetery. Memorials can be made to the Old Town Methodist Church, Old Town, Florida.

Cremation and Funeral arrangements are being handled by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle, FL and Rick Gooding Funeral Home in Cross City, FL.

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