Myrtie M. Foster, 82, of Amanda, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Pickaway Manor Nursing Home in Circleville.
She was born on Dec. 22, 1933, in Groveport, and was the daughter of the late Wayne and Mary (Crumley) Brown.
Myrtie was a 1951 graduate of Walnut Twp. Schools. She grew up farming, and after marrying Robert Foster Sr. in 1953, continued helping him with the farming duties.
She was a cook for Stoutsville and Amanda-Clearcreek Schools and retired after 26 years of service.
Myrtie is survived by her children, Robert (Judy) Foster Jr. of Hebron, Russ (Linda) Foster of Stoutsville, Rick (Becky) Foster and Renae (Barry) Logsdon, both of Amanda; grandchildren, Matthew Foster, Jenna McCormick, Ryan and Ralston Foster, Ricky and Adam Foster and Desirae Logsdon; 10 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Nancy Brown of Reynoldsburg and Darlene Strawser of Canal Winchester. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; grandson, Russell Foster; seven brothers and four sisters.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Pastor Jeff Palmer officiating. Burial will be in Reber Hill Cemetery in Ashville. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like contributions be made to Heartland Hospice, 116 Morris Rd., Circleville, Ohio 43113 in Myrtie’s memory.
Kind notes of condolence may be made to the family at www.mytaylorfuneralhome.com.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal