Funeral services for Mrs. Twila H. Foster, age 91, of Manchester, TN, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Manchester Funeral Home with Dr. Brenton Cox officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
Visitation with the family will be from 12:00 Noon until time of service at the funeral home.
Mrs. Foster passed away at Lynchburg Nursing Center on Sunday morning.
Mrs. Foster was born in Harlan County, KY, the daughter of the late Edward Washington and Mossie Brock Howard. She was a homemaker and was a member of First Baptist Church of Manchester. Her hobbies included reading, gardening, quilting, playing gin rummy, and cooking. Her greatest love was her family as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Foster was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Howard F. Foster, one son, Stephen A. Foster; one brother, Earl Howard; and three sisters, Mattie Marie Payne, Bessie Eve Richmond, and Beulah Mae Hole.
She is survived by two sons, Gary Brent (Deborah Ann) Foster of Beech Grove and Howard F. Foster, II of Winchester; three daughters, Melanie Marie Pierce of Savannah, GA, Mina Michele Foster of Winchester, and Lauren Gabrielle Foster of Bluff City, TN; two brothers, James Edward Howard of Shelby, OH and Edward Ray Howard of Louisville, KY; two sisters, Birdie Bernice McKnight of Lexington, KY and Alice Faye Dodge of Louisville, KY; six grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE FOSTER FAMILY