The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


July 19, 2013

Teresa Smith

GRANBY, Mo. — Teresa Smith, 59, Granby, Mo., died July 14, 2013, at Granby House Nursing Home in Granby, following a lengthy illness.

Teresa was born June 1, 1954, in Tulsa, Okla., the daughter of George Foster Sr. and Beverly Boyland Foster. She was a lifelong Southwest Missouri resident; a homemaker and a member of the Episcopal Church in Noel.

Teresa is survived by a son, John Hunter and wife, Angela, of Webb City, Mo.; grandchildren, Alexander Monroe, Sophia Monroe, Jordan Hunter and Haven Hunter; her mother, Beverly Foster, of Tulsa; her father, George Foster Sr., of Yuma, Ariz.; a brother, George Foster Jr., Silverton; and two sisters, Pam Oakley, Tulsa, and Kim Styles, Rogers, Ark. She is preceded in death by a daughter, Stacy Michelle Monroe; and her husband, Robert Smith.

Memorial services will be held on Sunday, July 21, at 2 p.m. at the Clark Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, Rev. Ralph Walker will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home, following the memorial service.

Service arrangements are under the directions of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.

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