A celebration service honoring the life of Mr. Marion Foston of Atlanta will be held on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Saint Philip AME Church, 240 Candler Road, Atlanta, Ga., with the Rev. Priscilla Adams officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Viewing is Thursday, Sept. 19 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Gus Thornhill Funeral Home. The immediate family celebrating his life: daughter, Ashli Foston; son, Eric Foston; grandson, Furman Foston Downer; sisters, Barbara Smith, Geraldine (Alvin) Wright, Cora Foston, Brenda Ingram, Mae Dickson and Linda (Wendell) Anderson; brothers, Marvin (Debbie) Foston, John (Gwen) Foston, including two preceding him in death, Eddie (Faustine) Foston and the Rev. Joseph (Bernice) Foston; aunts, Mae Belle Echols, Lillian Foston and Eva Foston; and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Family and friends are asked to assemble at the church at 10:30 a.m.
Gus Thornhill’s Funeral Home Inc. 404-768-2993.