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Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - Columbus

4071 Macon Road, Columbus, GA

OBITUARY

Lillian Choquette Foster

May 23, 1932October 30, 2019
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Lillian Choquette Foster passed away peacefully in her sleep on October 30, 2019 at Orchard View Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing in Columbus Georgia. She was born May 23, 1932 in Littleton, NH

Lillian was a member of Living Grace United Methodist Church (previously Edgewood Methodist) since 1963. She was active volunteer at church and schools, including Girl Scout troop leadership and Cub Scout den assistance. She was active in the Garden Club for many years. She enjoyed painting, sewing, traveling, reading, floral arrangements, camping, outdoor walks, gardening and cooking.

Lillian previously was employed at Kirvin’s Department Store (Downtown Columbus and then at the Columbus Square mall store) working in the cosmetics department.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Irma and Clyde Choquette and sister, Helen Choquette Bachman.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Walter H. Foster of Columbus, GA.; daughter, Debra Foster Mallett of Columbus, GA (late husband, William); son, Kevin L. Foster of St. Charles, MO (wife, Connie).

She is also survived by grandchildren, Grant Mallett (Delran NJ), Travis Mallett (Columbus GA), Sean Mallett (Columbus GA), Julia Foster (Kansas City MO) and one great-grandchild, Marceline Mallett.

A memorial service will be held at Striffler Hamby Mortuary in the Mill Room on Sunday, November 10th at 2pm. Prior to the memorial service, there will be a visitation held at the Mill room the same day starting at 1pm for friends and family.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any donations be made in Lillian’s memory to Living Grace United Methodist Church in Columbus, GA.

  • FAMILY

  • Clyde Choquette, Father (deceased)
  • Irma Choquette, Mother (deceased)
  • Helen Choquette Bachman, Sister (deceased)
  • Walter H. Foster, Husband of 66 Years
  • Debra Foster Mallett, Daughter
  • William Mallett, Late Son-in-law (deceased)
  • Kevin L. Foster, Son
  • Connie Foster, Daughter-in-law
  • Grant Mallett, Grandchild
  • Travis Mallett, Grandchild
  • Sean Mallett, Grandchild
  • Julia Foster, Grandchild
  • Marceline Mallett, Great Grandchild
  • DONATIONS

  • Living Grace United Methodist Church

Services

  • Visitation for Family & Friends Sunday, November 10, 2019
  • Memorial Services Sunday, November 10, 2019

Memories

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Sallie Averitt Miller

November 10, 2019

Lillian is a kind and beautiful person, and without a doubt the angels were singing upon her arrival [she was probably singing with them😊]. I don’t think Lillian ever met a stranger. I mostly would see and visit with Lillian and Walter, a lovely, devoted couple, at Peachtree Mall on their “mall walk”. I did not know until today that Lillian entered the next chapter of her life. My prayers are with her family. Love, Sallie Averitt Miller

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