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Larry Meriwether, Sr

.Age 72 of Clarksville passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Visitation Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Foston Funeral Home and Friday, July 12, 2019 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Concord Missionary Baptist Church. Life Legacy Celebration 12:00 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Concord Missionary Baptist Church. Interment Concord Memorial Gardens. He was born March 3, 1947 In Clarksville to Josephine Oldham Meriwether. He was a 1965 graduate of Historic Burt High School; 1969 graduate of Tennessee State University and 1978 graduate of John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science. He was a member of Concord Missionary Baptist Church. He was the former owner of Foston Funeral Home until his retirement in 2009; a past President of the Burt High School Reunion, a past President of the Clarksville Chapter of Tennessee State University National Alumni; a past President of Tennessee State Funeral Director & Mortician Association and past Presidents Council, past Chairman of the National, State and local TFDMA; on the board of John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science; a past board member of People Helping People and a member of Warfield Lodge #44, , F& AM, PHA . He is preceded in death by his son, Larry "Boopie" Meriwether, Jr and granddaughter, I'Yanna Elease Meriwether; aunts, Annie Mae Lyle and Virginia "Dogo" Hargrow and uncle Jessie Oldham. He leaves to cherish his wonderful legacy wife, DeLesa Jenkins Meriwether; sons, William A. (LaWanda) Jenkins and Charles Walter Meriwether; grandsons, Ladarius Vanlier and William Kolton Jenkins; great-granddaughter, Londyn Vanlier; mother, Josephine Meriwether; uncles, George Oldham and Rev. Frank Hargrow, cousins, friends and devoted, dedicated staff of Foston Funeral Home and devoted friends, Mr. Albert Nelson, Mr. Ronald Ryan , Mr. Raymond Gamble and Mr. Richard Lewis. Foston Funeral Home (931) 647-5451

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Sir, thank you for assistance and guidance in my mom's home going. May your spirit and soul rest in peace.

Deborah Fleming Aug 8 2021 6:26 PM