Nellie Fouts

Nellie FoutsNellie Fouts, 82, of Astoria died at 8:45 p.m. March 10, 2008, at Mason District Hospital in Havana.

She was born Jan. 20, 1926, in Canton, a daughter of William and Grace Bonney Baxter. She married Clyde Fouts on Aug. 10, 1944, in Canton. He died Feb. 28, 1991.

She also was preceded in death by one infant daughter, Jenny Lynn Fouts; five sisters and one brother.

Surviving are three daughters, Judie (and John) Gorsuch of Astoria, Janet Fouts of Bushnell and Lana (and Pete) Hendrickson of Wisconsin; one sister, Martha Gamble of Canton; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She worked her entire life at various jobs including file clerk at Lewistown Ag in Lewistown, C & M in Banner and owner/operator of Corner Cafe in Duncan Mills and Broadway Cafe in Astoria.

She was a member of Summum Christian Church.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Ken Peterson officiating. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the memorial home. Burial will be in Astoria Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Astoria PTO.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/12/2008