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Karen Kay (Beard) Foster

January 29, 1951 ~ March 20, 2022 (age 71)


Karen Kay Foster

SANTA FE - Mrs. Karen Kay Foster passed from this life Sunday morning, March 20, 2022, in Santa Fe.

Born January 29, 1951, in Galveston, Mrs. Foster had been a lifelong resident of Galveston County. Karen was an artist and loved painting and wood carving. When she wasn’t creating beautiful art she enjoyed working in her yard, singing and music. Having a beautiful voice, she passed on a chance as a young adult to record a country album in Tennessee, to take care of her young daughters at the time. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church where her and her husband would at times volunteer their services.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack Eugene and Marjorie Jean (Carter) Beard, Sr.; husband, William Albert “Bill” Foster, Jr. and niece, Carol Pierce.

Survivors include her daughters, Anna Ritter and husband, Michael Morris, Amy Perkins and husband, Brett Horvath; stepson, William Albert “Billy” Foster, III; brother, Jack Eugene Beard, Jr. and wife, Debbie; sister, Susan Williamson and husband, Robert; brothers-in-law, Steve Foster and wife, Sandy, Dave Foster and wife, Vicki; sister-in-law, Cathy Bondy; 10 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; fur babies, Lilly, Penny and Mr. Moe.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 25, 2022, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home, with Pastor Charlie Rollo officiating.

Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock, TX (409) 925-3501.

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March 24, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hayes Funeral Home Chapel
10412 Highway Six
Hitchcock, Texas 77563

Funeral Service
March 25, 2022

10:00 AM
Hayes Funeral Home Chapel
10412 Highway Six
Hitchcock, Texas 77563

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