Bobbie Carolyn Foster, 88, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 10, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family.
Funeral: Private, Thursday, July 16, at Epworth United Methodist Church
Interment: DFW National Cemetery.
Visitation: 6 – 8 PM, Wednesday, July 15 at Wade Family Funeral Home.
Memorials: Remembrances may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church, 1400 S. Cooper Street, Arlington, TX 76013.
Bobbie was born on October 1, 1931 in Hope, Arkansas to Norman Taylor and Marie Higgason Taylor. She was the second of three daughters and remained close to her sisters, Pansy and Norma Nell, until their deaths. Bobbie graduated from Hope High School in 1950 and later met Earlie Foster, whom she married on June 15, 1952. Earlie’s career took them from Hope to Jonesboro, AR; Pampa, TX; Albuquerque, NM; Tulsa, OK; Amarillo, TX and finally to Arlington in 1971, where she lived for 49 years. She was a loving mother to her children, and worked at Monnig’s, Striplings and Mitchell’s Department Stores once the nest was empty. Bobbie was always involved in the lives of her grandchildren by babysitting and attending all of their sporting events and school activities. She was an active member of Epworth United Methodist Church where she served on various committees through the years and was voted Epworth’s Church Woman of the Year in 1986. Bobbie will always be remembered for her love of being together with her family.
Bobbie was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Earlie Foster Jr. in 2014.
Survivors: Children: Roslyn Zelinski and husband Tod, Robin Cyrier and husband Jeff, Steve Foster and wife Teri; Grandchildren: Jessica Meyer (Brent), Nick Zelinski (Savannah), Zach Cyrier (Sarah), Blake Cyrier (Molly), Allison Cyrier, Austin Foster, and Emma Foster; Great-Grandchildren: Nolan, Emery, Madalynn, Charlotte, Griffin, Rhett, and Bodie.
Wade Family Funeral Home