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Ruth Janice "Dolly" Foster

May 29, 1936 — April 25, 2023

Ruth Janice "Dolly" Foster

Ruth "Dolly" Peek was born in Oklahoma City on May 29, 1936. Dolly is preceded in death by her husband Charles Foster, her parents J. Eldon and Maxine Peek and her sister Carolyn Peek Wilson. Dolly graduated from "The Original" Classen High school in Oklahoma City. She as known at Classen as the girl with the Yellow Cadillac convertible. She made many lifelong friends at Classen and held near to her heart. She then went onto attend the University of Oklahoma. She was a Sooner to the core. She graduated with a degree in Secretarial Science from OU. While attending the University of Oklahoma she joined the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She a 50+ year member of the Theta's and enjoyed many friendships. She met her husband, Charles Foster while at the University. They enjoyed many years following Oklahoma sports and traveling to watch the teams.After college, one of her interests was showing dogs. They traveled all over the country showing Carin terriers. She was always so proud of her prized dog, Kirk who was a national champion. Dolly was a true volunteer. She felt that giving back to the community was a privilege. After many years volunteering she went to work for the Junior League of Oklahoma City. She was there for more than twenty years. And was always very proud to work for such an important community organization.She and Charles had one daughter, Diane Margaret (Foster) Ice. They spent many years following Diane's teams as she played basketball and softball. She as at all her daughter's events and was her biggest fan.Dolly's family was the center of her life. She was blessed with a grandson, Andrew T. Davis. Dolly spent much time with Andrew as he was growing up. She never tired of her time with Andrew. Andrew went on the marry Katie Horn Davis and the gave Dolly two beautiful great grandchildren, Gabe Davis, and Brody Davis. Any time she could be with her family was a good time. Dolly loved family, traveling and her Oklahoma Sooners. She led a full and happy life and will leave a lot of great memories for all of us. She will be missed.Dolly leaves her daughter Diane Ice and husband Rex Ice. Grandchildren Andrew Davis and wife Katie Davis, Barbara Birdsong and husband Ryan Birdsong, and Jeanette Cosby. Great grandchildren Gabe Davis, Brody Davis, and Bella Cosby.
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Thursday, April 27, 2023

Smith & Kernke Funeral Home (N. May)

14624 North May Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73134

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