Anna Foster

Anna L. Foster

GREENVILLE - Mrs. Anna L. Foster, 84, passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice after a brief illness.

A memorial graveside service will be held on Saturday at 11 AM in Pinewood Memorial Park with Pastor Greg Kennedy officiating.

A native of Pell City, Alabama, Anna was born to the late Robert and Annie Mae Griffin Hurst. She received her RN training from Carraway Methodist Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama and worked as a Registered Nurse for many years. She married Billy B. Foster on June 12, 1960 and they made their home first in Birmingham and then in Waverly, Tennessee. Upon their relocation to North Carolina in 1972, Anna continue her nursing career working at both Beaufort and Martin County Hospitals prior to her retirement. She was a member of Oakmont Baptist Church.

Mrs. Foster will be fondly remembered for her love of family, her grandchildren as well as her grand dogs. She also enjoyed shopping and will be well remembered for her famous cornbread that no one seems to be able to duplicate. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, Mrs. Foster will be fondly remembered by the many who knew and loved her.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Foster was preceded in death by a son, Joseph David Foster, sisters, Louise Tidwell, Elizabeth Burton, Mary Alice Brown, and Jean Johnson; Brother, Charles Brown.

She is survived by: Husband of 58 years, Billy B. Foster of Greenville; Daughter, Allison Foster of Winterville; Son, Judge Jeff Foster and wife, Jean, all of Winterville; Grandson, Zachary C. Foster of Maryland; Granddaughter, Claire E. Foster, of Durham.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 4 to 6 PM at Wilkerson Funeral Home.

The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to loyal friends, Lola Dixon and Leckie and Anita Langley as well as the kind and caring staff of the Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice, 920 Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.

Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory.

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