PORTAGEVILLE -- Opal M. Foster, 89, died Dec. 20, 2006, at the Portageville Nursing Center.
Born Nov. 12, 1917, in Tennessee, daughter of the late William Morton and Mary Ellen Mansel Powell, she was the retired owner/operator of Jitney Grocery Store in Portageville and was a member of the Hayward Baptist Church.
On Nov. 3, 1925, in Hayti, she married Richard Elmer "Jitney" Foster who preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 1981.
Also preceding her in death were one brother, William A. Powell, and one sister, Edna Ray.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, William and Pat Foster of Portageville; one sister, Martha Muffitt of Cuarte, Calif.; and three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is at 5 p.m. today at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville where services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday.
Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Danny Spain, Earnie Lewis, Ronnie Fisher, Dennis Fisher, Rodie Walker and John Walker.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Portageville Volunteer Fire Department.