Florine Foster

Florine Craven Foster, 95, of Wilkesboro, widow of Olin Foster, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at Wilkes Senior Village.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel, with the Rev. Frank Cooper officiating. Burial was in the Pilgrim Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mrs. Foster was born Oct. 22, 1921, in Wilkes County to Joshua Samuel and Myrtle Sloop Craven. She was a homemaker and a member of Pilgrim Baptist Church, where she served as church secretary/clerk for over 30 years.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, William Atlee Craven, Paul Aaron Craven, Samuel Jefferson Craven, Henry Edward Craven, Ted B. Craven, Joseph Allen Craven, Donald Wilson Craven and Ralph Lindbergh Craven, and three infant brothers; and her sisters, Mary Louise Elizabeth Craven, Marion Elmina Craven Miller and Marie Ella Mae Craven Patterson, and two infant sisters.

Mrs. Foster is survived by two sisters, Edith Craven Mathis and Agnes Virginia Craven Brock.

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