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Rev. Fred Foster

February 13, 2022
Rev. Fred Mosley Foster, 87, of Quitman, passed away on Friday, February 4, 2022, at Fellowship Home. He was born in Waynesboro, Ga. on September 3, 1934, to the late Johnny and Zulie Holland Foster. He graduated from Girard High School in Burke County, Ga. and went on to Asbury College in Wilmore, Ky., and then to Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta. Rev. Foster enjoyed cooking, fishing, and gardening. He enjoyed traveling and also catered and owned Fred’s BBQ & Steakhouse. Rev. Foster was a retired Methodist minister who ministered at various churches across South Georgia. He served four years in the Indiana Methodist Conference and 56 years in the South Georgia Methodist Conference. Reverend Foster really enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Rev. Foster is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Jimmy Sublett; grandchildren and their spouses, Terry and Dana Sublett, of Quitman, GA, Kelly S. and Todd Shiver, of Hahira, Freddy Sublett, of Quitman, Sean and Mandy Foster, of Adel, Travis Foster, of Palm Harbor, FL and daughter in law, Pat Newbern of Hahira, five great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Lillie Foster Harden, of Sullivan, IN, and W. Mae Foster Carter, of Waynesboro, GA; a brother Joe (Zolene) Foster, of Waynesboro, GA. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 58 years, Gloria Foster, a son Donnie Foster, a brother Ralph Foster, and a sister Dorothy Foster Seago.

Services were held Tuesday, February 8, 2022, in the chapel of the Carson McLane Funeral Home with Rev. Marc Foster, Rev. Rose Sparks, and Rev. Carl Howard officiating. Burial followed at McLane Riverview Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideon’s International or Halcyon Hospice. Condolences to the family may be made online at

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