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William Levon "Josh" Foresyth

The Light and Champion January 4, 1985

Funeral services for William L. "Josh" Foresyth, 69, of Center were held at 3:30 P. M. Jan. 9 in Mangum Funeral Home with Rev. Travis Hughes officiating, assisted by Rev. Pat Windham.  Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Center.

Mr. Foresyth died Jan. 8 at Memorial Hospital of Center.

He is a native of Center, born Sept. 23, 1923.  His parents were W. G. Foresyth and Fannie Broadway Foresyth.

He is survived by his wife, Gracie Hogan Foresyth of Center, a sister, Marie Foresyth of Center and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Allen Hogan, Jeff Hogan, Harold Hogan, Reid Hogan, Buddy Hogan, and Otis Pleasant.

Mangum Funeral Homes directed the arrangements.


Submitted from family records of Jane Sanford Keppler. 


Gracie Hogan Foresyth 
(May 26, 1926 - January 25, 2015)

Gracie Hogan Foresyth, 88, of Center, passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015 in Center.Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with Bro. Pat Windham and Bro. Doug Stone officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service.

 Ms. Foresyth was born May 26, 1926 in Garrison to James Floyd Hogan and Rose Annie Bates Hogan. She was an excellent seamstress and loved being a member of Center Missionary Baptist Church in Center.She is survived by: 
Yvonne Hogan of Conroe 
Ruth Hogan of Conroe

Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends 

Preceded in death by 
Husband: William “Josh” Foresyth 
Parents: James Floyd Hogan and Rose Annie Bates Hogan 
Brothers: Floyd Hogan, James Hogan 
Sister: Billie Jean Nielsen 

Pallbearers will be Harold Hogan, James “Buddy” Hogan, Jr., Reid Hogan, Alan Hogan, Otis Pleasant and Jeff Hogan.

Watson & Sons Funeral Home

Submitted from family records of Jane Keppler






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