September 8, 1939 - June 23, 2021
Dale Rowsey Foster was born September 8, 1939 in McNairy County, TN the daughter of the late William Royce and Frankie Wilma Russom Lambert. She was united in marriage to James Edward Rowsey on October 18, 1958. Mr. Rowsey preceded her in death on September 3, 2002. On January 24, 2009, she married Henry Herman Foster. Mr. Foster preceded her in death on August 16, 2019. Mrs. Foster worked for McNairy County Board of Education as a substitute teacher at the high school for over 10 years. She also worked at the McNairy Regional Hospital for over 20 years. She worked in the nursery caring for the newborn babies and later worked as a pharmacy technician. She ended her career working with David Forsythe at his pharmacy beside the post office in Selmer. An active member of Falcon Baptist Church, she loved being involved in all of the church activities. Mrs. Foster was an amazing cook, she was known for her baking especially her butter rolls, chocolate chess pie and banana pudding. She always made two banana puddings - one with bananas and one without. A devoted mother, grandmother, and sister who loved her family dearly along with her sweet companion- Joan Joan the cat. Mrs. Foster departed this life on June 23, 2021 in Corinth, Mississippi at the age of 81 Years, 9 Months, 15 Days. She is survived by a son, Eddie Rowsey and wife Anita of Eastview, TN; two daughters, Angie (Rowsey) Whitten and husband Barry of Stantonville, TN; Paula (Rowsey) McAfee and Scott of Guys, TN; a sister, Carolyn Ashe and husband Gerald of Selmer, TN; two brothers, Jack Lambert of Selmer, TN, Frank Lambert and wife Glenda of Adamsville, TN; eight grandchildren, Easton Rowsey, Brittany Whitten, Derrick McAfee and wife Brittany, Bethany Anderson and husband Jason, Bridget Whitten, Baylie (McAfee) Rickman and husband Clint, Logan McAfee and wife Cassie, Landon McAfee; six great grandchildren, Lucas McAfee, Hadley McAfee, Kayden Whitten, Karmen Whitten, Griffin Anderson, Ivy Jo Anderson; bonus grandchildren, Brittney Price and husband Richard, David John, Chad McClinton, Serena Smith and fiancé Quinton; and a host of extended family and friends. In addition to her parents and husbands, Mrs. Foster was preceded in death by three sisters, Clara Rose Johnson, Wilma Jo Cox, Joan Lambert; two brothers, Jimmy and Malcolm Lambert.
Dale Rowsey Foster was born September 8, 1939 in McNairy County, TN the daughter of the late William Royce and Frankie Wilma Russom Lambert. She was united in marriage to James Edward Rowsey on October 18, 1958. Mr. Rowsey preceded her in death... View Obituary & Service Information
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