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April 23, 1931 - April 5, 2022
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Lola Roakes Foster, 90, of Gladys passed away peacefully on April 5, 2022, after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was the devoted wife of the late James Edward Foster. Mrs. Foster was born in Campbell County, April 23, 1931, the daughter of the late William Edward and Lucy Martin Roakes. She was a member of Kedron Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Joan Anderson of Gladys; four grandchildren, Stacy Eagle, Lori Goad (Thom), Jared Anderson, and Amy Fisher (Bruce); she also left behind, four great-grandchildren, Autumn Anderson (fiancé Andrew Grishaw), James Taylor, Abigail Fisher and Noah Fisher; one great-great grandson, Greyson Grishaw. She was the last of nine siblings to pass away. They were Christine Morris, Ruth Enochs, Madeline Cyrus, Charlie, Walter C., Kent, Billie and Roosevelt Roakes. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at Kedron Baptist Church in Gladys by the Rev. F. Gerald Kroll and Pastor Jack Barrett with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Friday April 8, 2022 at Henderson Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kedron Baptist Church Brotherhood, P. O. Box 38, Gladys, VA 24554 or the charity of your choice.