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Rebecca Faye Bost, 78

McMinnville resident and Warren County native Rebecca Faye Bost, 78, was born April 12, 1942 and passed away Sept. 23 at NHC Healthcare in McMinnville following an extended illness. 

A homemaker and a member of Campaign Church of God, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Virginia Raper Martin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by first husband, Gayle Hitchcock, two sons, Mike and David Bost, and two brothers, Johnny and Danny Martin. 

She was married Sept. 28, 1973 to Ernest Luther Bost.  In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughter, Kelley (Chris) Snyder of Rock Island, two sons, Darrell (Brenda) Bost of McMinnville and Don (Tammy) Bost of McMinnville, six grandchildren, Brettley (Jesse) Miller of McMinnville, Bethany (Johnny) Mack of Cookeville, Olivia Snyder (Edge) of Cookeville, Robin Bost (Carl Wayne) of Smithville, Jacob (Cally) Bost of McMinnville, and David Michael Bost of McMinnville, nine great-grandchildren, Annabelle, Alex, Killian, Kredence, Irie, Jaxson, Lincoln, Brayden, Asher and baby Bost on the way, brother Larry (Frances) Martin of Walling, sister Susan Martin of McMinnville, brother-in-law and sister-in-law James Thomas and Betty Bickford of Sparta, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Glenn and Gladys Roberts of Nashville.  Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.   

A graveside service and interment will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, at 3 p.m. at Long Cemetery in Van Buren County with Jarvis Johnson and Jeff Kesley officiating.  Friends and family will meet at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kids of the Community, Children’s Advocacy Center or HOME (Homeless of McMinnville Effort). Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 25, 2020