Ina was born in St. Ann, Jamaica on November 20, 1936, daughter of the late Harold and Claire Tomlinson. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers; Neville, Donald and Neil Tomlinson, and sister-in-law Catherine Tomlinson.
In 1958, Ina married Dennis P. Foster and their union produced two daughters, Paula Foster and Cheryl Tapscott.
Ina is survived by her daughters, Paula Foster and Cheryl Tapscott, son-in-law Anthony Tapscott, grandsons Joshua and Jordan Tapscott, brothers Henry and Desmond Tomlinson, sisters Barbara Cohen and Cecile Harris, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Friday, January 17, 2020 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm at Earthman Southwest Funeral Home,12555 S. Kirkwood Road, Stafford, TX 77477. Services to celebrate her life will be on Saturday,
January 18, 2020 at 11:00 am in the sanctuary, Second Baptist Church, 6400 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX with a reception following.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like to have donations made to GiGi’s Playhouse located in Sugar Land, TX; an organization for Children with Down Syndrome. This Organization helps develop the minds of children and young adults with special needs, an Organization close to Ina's heart. Donations can also be made to The Jamaica Foundation of Houston, in care of their Scholarship fund.