Sunday, February 2, 2014

Clara Foran

Mrs. Clara Foran died Sunday November 17, 2013 at Windsor Place In Columbus, MS. 

Mrs. Foran moved to Ackerman as a child and graduated from Ackerman High School with the Class of 1938. In 1940 Clara met Howard Foran who had recently finished seminary and was pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Ackerman. Clara and Howard were maried for almost 57 years until Howard's death in 1997.

Rev. Foran was a chaplain in the U S Army and later the US Air Force and Clara accompanied him to Alaska and France and across the Southern U S as they took care of their growing family.

She leaves four daughters: Deborah Hill of Quitman, GA, Beverly (Ernest) Capozzoli of Troy, Al, Linda (Marshall) Smith of Panama City Beach, FL, and Nan (Mark) Bolin of Artesia, MS. She leaves 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grand children, and several nieces and nephews. Also sisters Ramona Weaver of West Point, Irene Biddle of Columbus, and sister-in-law Jean Stacy of Jackson.

Funeral services were held Wednesday November 20, 2013 at Coleman Funeral Home; interment followed in Enon Cemetery. The family request memorials be made to French Camp Academy.

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