Mary Delene Foreman
August 16, 1954  -  July 18, 2017

Mary Delene Foreman

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Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Rd.
Baker, LA  70714
Friday, July 21, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Rd.
Baker, LA  70714
Saturday, July 22, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
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Baker Funeral Home Chapel
6401 Groom Rd.
Baker, LA  70714
Saturday, July 22, 2017
10:00 a.m.
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Hillcrest Mausoleum
6305 Groom Rd.
Baker, LA  70714
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Mary Rider Foreman, 62 years old, a resident Zachary, Louisiana went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on July 18, 2017. She was born to Bobby and Mellonea Rider on August 16, 1954 in Baton Rouge. She was a member of Bethany World Prayer Center where she spent her time serving in the nursery. She loved to crochet and making earrings. She was a great mother and will be dearly missed.

Mary is survived by daughter, Rebecca Foreman of Zachary; son, Robert Foreman of Zachary; 2 grandchildren, Christopher and Nicholas Foreman; her mother, Mellonea Ann Waldrop, stepmother, Carolyn Rider; 3 sisters, Diane Hicks of Baker, Dewanna Iffert of Tupelo, MS and Robin Day of Walker; along with step siblings, Mike Waldrop, Glenda Coulter and Chris Polasek.

Mary is preceded in death by her husband, James K. Foreman; father, Bobby Rider; and sister, Vicky Kearley.

Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for the visitation at Baker Funeral Home, 6401 Groom Road, Baker on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The visitation will continue on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Baker Funeral Home from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 10:00 a.m. The burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Baker, LA.

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  1. Brandy Hicks
    Mobile, AL

    I loved my Aunt Delene so very much and she will be missed more than most understand. Love you Aunt Delene.

  2. Melissa Poyorena
    Flint, MI

    So sorry for your loss. She will be greatly missed. She was a great friend and neighbor.

  3. James mcclendon
    Grand bay, AL

    I'm sorry for your loss I wish I was closer I would be there yall are in my prayers

  4. Julie Foreman
    Baton Rouge, LA

    May she rest in peace. I love y'all all. Big hugsss.

  5. Linda Rogillio Prejean
    Lafayette, LA

    Will sure miss you. Enjoyed all the times we went out and ate after church services. May you Rest In Peace. My prayers are with the family.

  6. Jack& Beth Gleason
    Slaughter, LA

    Will miss your smile and kind words, Sis.
    You impacted many lives

  7. Stacy Lott
    Port Allen, LA

    with great sadness I mourn the loss of my cousin. I will truly miss you.

  8. Joyce R. Jones
    Moss Point,, MS

    Mell,I am in Virginia with my sister but I wanted you to know my heart, spirit, and prayers are with you at this time,I pray peace and comfort for you and your family.God needed a rose to beautify his garden,see her as that flower beyond the wall,standing tall.Love you Sis.Joyce

  9. Elder Glen Mcgee
    Moss Point, MS

    Death is our transportation to reach our destination. May God Grace and Mercy dwell with you all dur

  10. Cathenual Keeton
    Moss Point, MS

    The Lord is our Shepherd. He knew this day would come. Be encouraged and of good faith. Life with our Heavenly Father is what we all should desire..we love you sister Mellonea and are praying for you and your family. God bless!

  11. Tiffany Foote
    Mobile, AL

    Robert and Becky, I'm sending all my love and prayers.

  12. Diane Hicks
    Baker, LA

    Love you sis. I will truly miss you. Say hi to Daddy and Vicky for me.

  13. Gail Smith
    Ellisville,, MS

    I will miss you and all the fun we had when we were young​. May you now rest in peace.And may God watch over your family.

  14. JFleming
    Zachary, LA

    Mrs Delene will be greatly missed. I have many fond childhood memories of her and am glad God let our lives cross. I'll be praying for all of her family and friends during this time.

  15. Racheal lee
    Denham springs, LA

    I sure will miss her. I know shes in heaven with my grandma (mary alexander from the salvation army) having a home leauge meeting. Prayers to the family.

  16. Charles and Pamela Alwell
    Baker, LA

    Tutu our prayers and love are with you and your family

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