Virginia Fay Foskey, 77

August 5, 1941 - April 28, 2019

Virginia Fay Foskey, age 77, of Douglas, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at Coffee Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Foskey was born on August 5, 1941, in Ashburn, Georgia, the daughter of the late Raymond Lester Wood and Thelma Rutherford Newsome.

Mrs. Foskey worked as a seamstress with Spectrum Industries and attended Covenant Church.

She was preceded in death by her step-father, F.F. Newsome; two sons, Tony Foskey and Eddie Foskey; and a sister, Carolyn Belk.

Survivors include: three daughters, Rhonda Kirkland (Oscar) of Douglas, GA, Brenda Simpson of Macon, GA, and Linda Bryant of Douglas, GA; son, Calvin Foskey (Tina) of Douglas, GA; three brothers, R.L. Wood (Tina) of Atlanta, GA, Bill Wood (Marie) of Jacksonville, FL, and Ronnie Wood (Betty) of Douglas, GA; nine grandchildren, Scott Rice, Melissa Adams, Perry Rice, Dusty Bryant, Jason Foskey, Keria Mercer, Brittany Kirkland, Anthony Foskey, and Heather Chafin; several great-grandchildren; host of nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Sims Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Gregory Pope officiating. The family received friends Wednesday afternoon from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. prior to the service. Musical selections were “When I Get Where I’m Going” and “Just As I Am” both by CD.

Memorialization is by cremation.

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Sims Funeral Home of Douglas, GA, was in charge of arrangements.

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Douglas, Georgia 31534

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