Emmit Dee Foltz

Monday, October 18, 2004

Emmit Dee Foltz, 77, of Wheatland, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at his home.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, at Hermitage First Baptist Church. Rev. Jeremy Hostettler officiated. Burial was in Clark Cemetery in Hermitage. Arrangements were under the direction of Hathaway-Peterman Funeral Home in Wheatland.

Born April 13, 1927, in Hermitage, he was the son of the late Leonard and Golda Blackwell Foltz. On Oct. 21, 1946, in Fort Scott, Kan., he married Cleo Rife, who survives of the home. They moved to Marshall in 1949, where he worked at a dry cleaning company and then became an appliance service man. In 1968, they moved to Lowry City, where he worked at Scott's Store until he retired in 1993. He was active in Hermitage First Baptist Church, serving as Sunday School teacher and deacon.

Additional survivors include one daughter, Sue Ash of El Dorado Springs; two brothers, Ernest Foltz of Hermitage and Guy Foltz of Weaubleau; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Jerry Lynn Foltz; and one sister, Betty Goodnight.