The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


February 14, 2014

Jo Ann Lamar

— Mrs. Jo Ann Foster Lamar, 76, of Athens died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at home.

Mrs. Lamar was born Jan. 6, 1938, in Colbert County to Carl and Josephine Thompson Foster. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Nathaniel Lamar in 1982.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Spry Funeral Home. A private burial service will be held later.

Survivors include sons, Tommy Lamar of Athens, Eddie Lamar of Rogersville, David Lamar of Elgin and Guy Lamar of Athens; daughters, Deborah Tate of Chatsworth, Ga., and Cindy Spry of Athens; sisters, Sylvia Jean Mitchell of Tuscumbia and Martha Chambers of Uniontown, Ohio; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Memorials to be made to your favorite charity.

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