Stanley Eastman Foster, 74, passed away Dec. 17, 2013, in Norman. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in The Chapel at Griffin-Hillcrest. Interment will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Stanley was born May 20, 1939, to Dewey Foster and Julia (Colbert) Foster. Stanley graduated as the president of the Class of 1957 at Mannsville High School. He also served as the Justice of the Peace in Carter County. He married Donna Turner on Dec. 30, 1976, in Tishomingo.
Stanley went to work for the Chickasaw Nation in 1976, serving in various positions over the years until the time of his passing, his position was assistant to the governor. He worked for the Chickasaw Nation for 35-plus year. Stanley was a member of the Elk Lodge, Jaycees past president 1971, Ardmore Shriners Club past president 1989, Masonic Blue Lodge #25 in Lone Grove, Ardmore Charity Club, and chairman of Chickasaw Nation Revenge of the Bulls. Stanley loved spending time with his grandchildren, and was an avid rodeo fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers Dean Foster and Harry Foster.
Stanley is survived by his wife, Donna Foster of the home; sons Steven Warren and fiance, Jeanie Chapman, of Pauls Valley, and Michael Todd Warren and wife, Cricket, of Pauls Valley; grandchildren Matthew Warren and Maggie Warren of Pauls Valley; and brothers Charles Foster of Azel, Texas, and John Foster and wife, Janene, of Allen, Texas.
Serving as pallbearers are Doug Loder, Don Wallace, Sam Daube, Charles Williams, Billy Stromberg and Guy Bacon. Honorary bearers are David Hatton, Gov. Bill Anoatubby, Gov. Overton James, Lt. Gov. Jefferson Keel, Fred Hightower, Hadley Barrett and Bennie Beutler.
Condolences may be left at www.Griffin-HillcrestFH.com.