1/8/13 — Twila H. Foster

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.