CLARKSDALE: Vincent Productions Venue & others w/Mr. Tater viewing/funeral/reception

MR. TATER (FOSTER WILEY) FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS
AND DONATION INFORMATION BELOW FROM HIS FAMILY

MUSICAL PASSING
Hailed as one of the last Mississippi Delta street musicians and a favorite of visiting tourists from around the world, Foster Wiley a.k.a. “Mr Tater, The Music Maker” passed away early Friday morning, September 10, at the Methodist University Hospital in Memphis — according to his brothers Joshua and Joe Wiley. Foster Wiley had been in the Intensive Care Unit for over a week with kidney and other issues.

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS (per Joshua and Joe Wiley)

Viewing:
  Monday, September 13, 2010
  2pm – 6pm
  Woolf Funeral Home
  761 Mckinley St.
  Clarksdale, MS 38614
  662-624-2025 / 662-624-2522 (more info)
  Wilbert D. Phillips, funeral director

Funeral:
   Tuesday, September 14, 2010
   11am
   Vincent Productions building
   313 Issaquena
   downtown Clarksdale, MS 38614
   662-621-8925

Cemetery:
  Procession to cemetery, etc. immediately following the funeral.
  Pilgrim’s Rest Church
  Directions: From 161 North State Street (headed away from “Crossroads” marker and toward
  Kroger), turn left on New Africa Road (by the McDonalds) going toward Roundaway. Drive
  approximately “3-4 miles to old church on right” (painted white).

Reception/blues jam:
   Tuesday, September 14, 2010
   3pm
   Vincent Productions
   313 Issaquena
   downton Clarksdale, MS 38614
   662-621-8925
   SPECIAL NOTE (from Carol Vincent): “I have made a huge pot of white bean chicken chili (one of Tater’s favorites), and have carrot and celery sticks and some chips and dip. If anyone wants to bring something, I would say corn bread (or any kind of bread), appetizers, desserts, or drinks would be good. We have some waters, diet cokes and sprites, but beyond that there is no plan. It would be great if the family would provide whatever drinks they wish to have on hand….of course, we have lots of coolers and can get ice to keep drinks cold.”

DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES (per Joshua and Joe Wiley)

Donations: Can be accepted at the Reception above, or… 
Per the family, please mail checks in Mr. Tater’s brother’s name, “Joshua Wiley”;
he is temporarily covering the funeral expenses:
   Joshua Wiley
   4123 Farmview Dr.
   Nashville, TN 37218
   615-498-0244 / 615-876-9449 (questions)