Aug. 18, 1933 – July 11, 2020

Charlene Addington Foshee passed away July 11, 2020. She was born Aug. 18, 1933, in Addington, Okla.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Wanda Smiddy Reavis, and stepfather, Wayne Reavis of Duncan, Okla.; father, Charles Garland Addington of Addington, Okla.; son, George Barnes “Barney” Foshee of Natchitoches; infant daughter, Christie Cheryl Foshee; daughter-in-law, Jane Rhodes Foshee; son-in-law, Ed Poole; and grandson-in-law, Gary Meadows.

She is survived by her children, Paul Lee Foshee of Natchitoches and Fran Foshee Poole of Natchitoches; brother, Jon Scott and wife Sharon of Phoenix, Ariz.; seven grandchildren, Heather Meadows of New Orleans, Katie Kromis and husband Roger of McKinney, Texas, Brandon Foshee and wife Megan of Magnolia, Ark., Justin Foshee and wife Mandy of Natchitoches, Laura Carrington and husband Carlton of Double Bayou, Texas, Timothy Poole of Natchitoches and Tyler Poole and wife Ericka of Baton Rouge; 11 great-grandchildren, two nieces and a nephew.

Charlene grew up in Duncan, Okla. She moved to Natchitoches in 1948 and married Paul Foshee in 1949. She later moved to Dallas and worked as a commercial real estate agent then managed several apartment complexes. Charlene retired in Natchitoches to help take care of her grandson, Timothy.  She adored all of her grandchildren.

Charlene loved her family and her friends. She and her close friends could often be found playing bridge, having coffee and watching the kids swim at the Country Club. In addition, she was a wonderful cook. Everyone looked forward to her cornbread dressing!

At Charlene’s request, a memorial service will not be held. A private burial will take place later in Fern Park Cemetery.