Evelyn Mae Foster

April 01, 1939 - April 19, 2017

Evelyn Mae Foster, 78, of Tower Hill, died Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in Prairie Rose Health Care Center, Pana.  She was born April 1, 1939 in Ruthven, Iowa, daughter of the late Harold William & Leona (Newcomb) Wallace.

Evelyn was raised in Herrick, but lived in Tower Hill during her 56 year marriage to Roger Foster, whom she married on February 26, 1961 in the New Hope Baptist Church.  She was a member of the Herrick Baptist Church and made her living as a beautician.  She loved flowers, gardening, and especially her grandkids.

Evelyn is survived by her husband: Roger Foster, Tower Hill, IL ; children: Sharle (Travis) Elliott, Cowden, IL; Lynn (Nancy) Foster, Tower Hill, IL; Missy (Larry) Dunaway, Cowden, IL; Tim (Tammy) Foster, Tower Hill, IL; grandchildren: Brooke Nohren, Cody Foster, Jill Hubbartt, Devin Carlisle, Tyler Foster, & Taylor Foster; great grandchildren: Shae, Lainey & Stran Nohren; Ford & Trinity Carlisle; Landon & Maddox Hubbartt; and brothers & sisters: Wanda Mahaffey, Harlin Wallace, & Howard Wallace.  She was also preceded in death by her brother, Dean Wallace.

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 24, 2017 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Edmund Hill officiating.  Burial will be in McCoy Cemetery, rural Tower Hill.  Visitation will be Monday from 12:00 p.m. until service time in the funeral home.

Remembrances: Travis Elliott

Honorary Bearers: Travis Elliott, Larry Dunaway

Casket Bearers: Lynn Foster, Tim Foster, Cody Foster, Devin Carlisle, Tyler Foster, Caleb Hubbartt.

Donations Information

The family wishes to thank those who would like to celebrate Evelyn's life with a memorial gift. They ask memorials be made to Alzheimer's Association.


Visitation:  McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

Service:  McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

Evelyn Mae Foster

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