Leona Elizabeth Sansing

Leona Elizabeth Sansing

Female 1927 - 2007  (80 years)

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  • Name Leona Elizabeth Sansing 
    Born 28 Sep 1927  Dermott, Chicot Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1930  Desha Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Randolp twp, Dumas PO, ED 14, p 11A 
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    Misc 1938  Dermott, Chicot Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Elizabeth was taught to cook and sew by her grandmother Leona Smith and spent most of the time between her tenth and fifteenth year with her grandparents Smith in Dermott. [Source: Harold E. Foster, June 12, 2010.] 
    Census 1940  Desha Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bowie twp, ED 21-3, p 2A, lived in Dermott in 1935, daughter age 12, b. Arkansas; attended school within the year; lived in Dermott, Chicot Co, AR in 1935; enumerated 3 Apr 1940 by Kathalean Koger.  
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    Newspaper 1951  Clarendon, Monroe Co, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Residence 1950–1971  Yellville, Marion Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1971  Hope, Hempstead, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1975  Forrest City, St. Francis, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Jan–Aug 1980  Jonesboro, Craighead Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Sep 1980–2007  Mabelvale, Pulaski Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    12306 Sardis Road, ZIP 72103 
    Died 1 Oct 2007  Little Rock, Pulaski Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Leona Elizabeth (Sansing) Foster, 80, of Mabelvale, died Monday, October 1, 2007, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. A native of Ashley County and a resident of Mabelvale for the past 27 years, she was an excellent homemaker and mother whose family was her life. Her hobbies included camping, working in her rock garden and caring for her grandchildren. An excellent seamstress, she made all her own clothes and many of her children’s clothes when they were growing up. She was an active member of Henderson United Methodist Church where she was a member of the United Methodist Women and the Fellowship Sunday School class. She is survived by her beloved husband of 64 years, Harold E. Foster of Mabelvale; two sons, H. Edward Foster and wife Cindy of Hope, Ark., and Fred Foster and wife, Betty of Bryant, Ark.; two daughters, Rita Foster Wallace of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Cindy Foster Serio and husband, Joseph of Katy, Texas; five grandsons, Ryan Wallace and wife, Linda of Highlandville, Mo., Chief Ivan Foster of the U. S. Navy, Dennis Foster and wife, Shelley of Gurdon, Ark., Bradley Foster and wife Audra of Conway, Ark., and Matthew Serio and wife Courtney of New Orleans, La.; five granddaughters, Clarissa Chemali and husband Santiago of Kansas City, Mo., Priscilla Vines and husband Terry of Hope, Ark., Stacey Foster of Little Rock, Ark., Ashley Foster of Bryant, Ark., and Katie Serio of Fayetteville, Ark.; five great-grandsons and five great-granddaughters; one brother, Louie Sansing and wife Betty Jo of Salem. Ore., one sister, Mary Ann Hudman and husband Jimmy of Little Rock, Ark., and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Louie Elvin and Mattie Frank (Smith) Sansing; and two sisters, Jettie Mae Atkins and Carolyn Sue Rowland. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, October 5, 2007, at Henderson Methodist Church, 13000 West Baseline Rd., Little Rock, Ark., with Rev. Kevin Lyon and Rev. Norris Steele officiating. Interment will follow at Pinecrest Cemetery in Alexander, Ark. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 4, 2007, at Griffin Leggett Forest Hills, 10200 Hwy 5 North, Alexander, Ark. (501-455-1067). Pallbearers are her grandsons: Ryan Wallace, Ivan Foster, Dennis Foster, Bradley Foster, Matthew Serio, Santiago Chemali, and Terry Vines. Honorary pallbearers are her granddaughters: Clarissa Chemali, Priscilla Vines, Stacey Foster, Ashley Foster, Katie Serio and her friends: Frances Blair, Virginia Steele and Faye Rollins. Memorial contributions may be made to Henderson Methodist Women, 13000 West Baseline Road, Little Rock, Ark. 72210 or [the] Susan B. Komen for the Cure, 904 Autumn Road, Ste. 500, Little Rock, Ark. 72211. [Source: Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Little Rock, Arkansas, October 4, 2007]
    Death Certificate for Leona Elizabeth Foster
    Death Certificate for Leona Elizabeth Foster
    Date & place of death: 1 Oct 2007, Little Rock, Arkansas
    Age at death: 80
    Date & place of birth: 28 Sep 1927, Dermott, Arkansas
    Occupation: Homemaker
    Spouse: Harold E. Foster
    Parents: Father, Louie Elvin Sansing; Mother, Mattie Frank Smith
    Cause of Death: Uterine Cancer
    Informant: Harold E. Foster
    Buried: Pinecrest Memorial Park, Alexander, Arkansas
    Buried 5 Oct 2007  Pinecrest Memorial Park & Garden Mausoleum, Alexander, Saline Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Harold Edward & Leona Elizabeth (Sansing) Foster
    Harold Edward & Leona Elizabeth (Sansing) Foster
    Harold was the son of Jesse Harrison & Cynthia Jane (White) Foster. Elizabeth was the daughter of Louis Elvin & Mattie Frank (Smith) Sansing.
    Person ID I5  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 11 Nov 2019 

    Father Louis Elvin Sansing, Sr.,   b. 26 Sep 1902, Eudora, Chicot Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1952, Fountain Hill, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Mattie Frank Smith,   b. 14 Jun 1908, Soda, Polk Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1999, Mabelvale, Pulaski Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 1 Feb 1925  Lake Village, Chicot Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (1) The original license was given to Mattie & Louie and passed down to their granddaughter, Rita Foster Wallace, from her mother, Leona Elizabeth (Sansing) Foster. (2) The second document was copied from the Chicot County records. Arkansas. Chicot County. Marriage Book X-158, 1 Feb 1925. Louis Sansing, 21, and Mattie Smith, 18, married by Frank Haley, JP.
    Marriage Record for Louis Elvin Sansing and Mattie Frank Smith.
    Marriage Record for Louis Elvin Sansing and Mattie Frank Smith.
    Bond for Marriage License State of Arkansas; County of Chicot. Know all Men by these Presents: That we, Louis Sansing as principal, and J. L. McKenzie as security, are held and firmly bound unto the state of Arkansas…Chicot County, in…sum of One Hundred Dollars…Signed this 1 February 1925…Louis Sansing has this day applied to the Clerk of the County Court of Chicot County, for a License authorizing the solemnization of the Rite of Matrimony between the said Louis Sansing and Miss Mattie Smith. Marriage Affidavit State of Arkansas; County of Chicot. In the Office of the Clerk of the County County. Louis Sansing of the County of Chicot and State of Arkansas...deposes and says that he is the identical person who has this day applied for License of Marriage and that he has arrived at the age of 21 years and that Miss Mattie Smith has arrived at the age of 18 years...the parties for whom said application is made, are now single and unmarried, and may lawfully contract and be joined in marriage...signed Louis Sansing, sworn and subscribed before...George Elder, Clerk of the County Court. Marriage License State of Arkansas; County of Chicot. To Any Person Authorized by Law to Solemnize Marriage—Greeting: You are hereby commanded to solemnize the Rite and publish the Bans of Matrimony between Mr. Louis Sansing of Dermott, Chicot County, Arkansas, aged 21 years, and Miss Mattie Smith of Dermott, Chicot County, Arkansas, aged 18 years…Witness my hand and official seal, this 1 Feb 1925. George Elder, County Clerk. Certificate of Marriage State of Arkansas; County of Chicot. I, Frank Haley, JO, do hereby certify that on the 1 Feb 1925, I did duly and according to law…solemnize the Rite and publish the Bans of Matrimony between the parties therein named. Witness my hand, this 1 Feb 1925. Frank Haley, JP. Filed and duly recorded this 3 Feb 1925. George Elder, County Clerk.

    Louis Elvin & Mattie Frank (Smith) Sansing
    Louis Elvin & Mattie Frank (Smith) Sansing
    Marriage Photograph, Chicot County, Arkansas.
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harold Edward Foster, Sr.,   b. 23 Apr 1926, Mist, Ashley, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 2015, Hope, Hempstead, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 18 Sep 1944  Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Arkansas. Desha County. Marriage Book F1-54, 18 Sep 1944. Harold Foster and Elizabeth Sansing. [Married in Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co, Arkansas]
    Marriage License for Harold E. Foster and Leona Elizabeth Sansing
    Marriage License for Harold E. Foster and Leona Elizabeth Sansing
    Bond for Marriage License State of Arkansas; County of Desha. Know all Men by these Presents: That we, Harold Foster as principal, and Louie Sansing as security, are held and firmly bound unto the state of Arkansas…Desha County, in…sum of One Hundred Dollars…Signed this 15 Sep 1944…Harold Foster has this day applied to the Clerk of the County Court of Desha County, for a License authorizing the solemnization of the Rite of Matrimony between the said Harold Foster and Elizabeth Sansing. Marriage License State of Arkansas; County of Desha. To Any Person Authorized by Law to Solemnize Marriage—Greeting: You are hereby commanded to solemnize the Rite and publish the Bans of Matrimony between Harold Foster of Hamburg, Ashley County, Arkansas, aged 18 years, and Elizabeth Sansing of Portland, Ashley County, Arkansas, aged 17 years…Witness my hand and official seal, this 15 Sep 1944. N. D. Newton, County Clerk. W. J. McKown, DC. Certificate of Marriage State of Arkansas; County of Jefferson. I, E. Clifton Rule, do hereby certify that on the 18 Sep 1944, I did duly and according to law…solemnize the Rite and publish the Bans of Matrimony between the parties therein named. Witness my hand, this 19 Sep 1944. E. Clifton Rule MG [Minister of God]. Filed on page 54 of Book F-1 and duly recorded this 19 Sep 1944. N. D. Newton, County Clerk. W. J. McKown, DC.
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    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Sep 1927 - Dermott, Chicot Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Randolp twp, Dumas PO, ED 14, p 11A - 1930 - Desha Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - Elizabeth was taught to cook and sew by her grandmother Leona Smith and spent most of the time between her tenth and fifteenth year with her grandparents Smith in Dermott. [Source: Harold E. Foster, June 12, 2010.] - 1938 - Dermott, Chicot Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Bowie twp, ED 21-3, p 2A, lived in Dermott in 1935, daughter age 12, b. Arkansas; attended school within the year; lived in Dermott, Chicot Co, AR in 1935; enumerated 3 Apr 1940 by Kathalean Koger. - 1940 - Desha Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1975 - Forrest City, St. Francis, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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