Antique Vintage 14

Ruth Autry Foster

May 7, 1925 ~ August 7, 2020 (age 95)


Ruth Lee Autry-Foster was born May 7, 1925 to Paul Bivens and Flonnie Autry in Marshville, NC.

Ruth received her formal education in the Union County School System.  She accepted Christ at an early age at Robinson Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Marshville, NC.

She was employed at New York City Board of Education as a school security officer for over 25 years.

Ruth Lee Autry-Foster departed this life on August 7, 2020.  She was preceded in death by husband Nathaniel Foster; and parents: Paul Bivens and Flonnie Autry.

She leaves to cherish her memory: Retired Air Force Veteran, Andre Jemmenez Sanders of Queens Village, NY; two grandsons, Retired Dancer & Choreographer, Christopher Jemmenez Sanders and D’Andra Brown; three granddaughters: Devaney Brown, Olivia Brown, and Isadora Brown; and a host of other relatives and friends.

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 Service Program


Public Viewing
August 19, 2020

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Monroe Mortuary Services
704 Walkup Ave
Monroe, NC 28110

Funeral Service
August 20, 2020

11:00 AM
Monroe Mortuary Services
704 Walkup Ave
Monroe, NC 28110


Robinson Chapel AME Zion Church
220 W Union Street
Marshville, NC 28103

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