Ethel Lucille Stacey Foster, 75, of Wake Forest, formerly of Marion, passed away at home Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.

She was born in McDowell County to the late William Stacey and Dora Lee Harris Stacey. Mrs. Foster was a retired school secretary, and she was a member of Montford Cove Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Wayne Foster; two sisters; and one brother. Mrs. Foster is survived by one son, Michael Foster and wife, Menchie, of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; one daughter, Susan Fogarty and husband, Ronald, of Wake Forest; one brother, Roger Stacey of Marion; one sister, Edith Parker of Marion; six grandchildren, Bryan, Brandon, Alysha, Megan, Summer, and Johnnie Wayne; and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion with Pastor Shawn Berryhill officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 to 1 p.m., prior to the service.

Kirksey Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the Foster family.

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