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Edna (Wims) Foster

March 5, 1940 ~ November 19, 2022 (age 82)

Obituary

A loving genuine, classy, kind and gentle spirit are just a few words to describe our beloved mother, sister, aunt and friend.  Born March 5, 1940, in Red Level, Florida.

Edna attended grade school 1 through 8 at George Washington Carver – Crystal River, Florida; 9 through 12 at Booker T Washington -  Inverness, Florida. Graduated from High School at the tender age of 16, she continued her education at Howard Academy Beauty School – Ocala, Florida and became a cosmetologist from 1956 to 1983.

She married the love of her life, George Foster, Sr., in 1970 and from this union three blessed children were born.  Her Christian experiences include receiving Christ at the age of 9 and rededicated her life at the age of 31.

Edna was affiliated with Mt Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Crystal River, Florida from 1949 to 1971 as an usher, Christian Group, choir and mission department.  In 2004, she returned to Mt Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Crystal River and worked as an usher and on the mission board.  She also was active with Tabernacle Baptist Church which became  Southside Tabernacle Baptist Church  -St Petersburg, Florida serving on the choir and the mission group, Pastor’s Secretary, culinary Arts Group, Nursery and  Women Leadership Group.  She served faithfully with the  food pantry, Agape ministry and the  women’s mission at First Baptist Church, Crystal River, Florida until her health failed..

She was known and loved by many and made an indelible impression upon the hearts of all who knew her.  She had a big heart as pure as gold.

Edna was preceded in death by her first born daughter, Baby Girl Foster and her  Parents, Jack and Mary Wims. 

She leaves to cherish her sweet memories, Precious Husband, George Foster, Sr., Crystal River, Florida; Two Children, Velma L Foster and George Foster, Jr.; Both of St Petersburg, Florida; Brother, James (Cassandra) Wims, Citrus Springs, Florida; Four Nephews – Cory Wims, Marcus Wims, Christopher Wims and Quincy Wims.  Many Cousins from Sanford, Florida and Ashburn, Georgia and many sorrowing friends.


Flowers- May be received on Friday December 2, from 9am to 3pm at The J.T. Campbell Funeral Home, 210 West Jefferson street Brooksville Fl.

Visitation- Friday December 2, 2022 from 5pm to 7pm

First Baptist Church Crystal River 700 North Citrus Ave Crystal River Fl 34428

Funeral Cortege- The Family will form the funeral Cortege on Saturday December 3, 2022 at 10:15 am at the family home.

Celebration of Life - Saturday  11:00 am on December 3, 2022 at First Baptist Church 700 North Citrus Avenue Crystal River Fl 34428.

Interment- Crystal Memorial Gardens

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 2, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
First Baptist Church Crystal River
700 North Citrus Avenue
Crystal River, FL 34428
Guaranteed delivery before the Visitation begins

Celebration of Life
Saturday
December 3, 2022

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church Crystal River
700 North Citrus Avenue
Crystal River, FL 34428
Guaranteed delivery before the Celebration of Life begins

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
December 3, 2022

Crystal Memorial Gardens
Hwy 495
Crystal River, FL 34429

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