Evelyn Charlene Foster, 79, of Pleasant Hill, was born January 17, 1943, in Kingsville, the daughter of William “Amel” and Beula (How) Johnson. She departed this life, Friday, November 4, 2022, at Victorian Place of Saint Clair where she had been residing since July 2021.
Charlene was a 1961 Kingsville High School graduate.
On August 5, 1961, she was united in marriage to Everett Ray Foster in Pleasant Hill. He preceded her in death on November 16, 2008.
Charlene was employed as a Head Cook for the Pleasant Hill Meals on Wheels, the Pacific Public School System, the Department of Agriculture, and at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Kansas City. She finished her career as a Childcare Provider for the Bright Beginnings Academy in Odessa. She was a former member of Ivy Leaf Chapter #215 Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed reading, quilting, and sewing.
She was also preceded in death by her parent Amel and Beula; her sister, Lois DeFerrari; and one grandson, Chance Elijah Rinker Brown.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dennis (and Carol) Foster of Saint Clair; two daughters, Teresa McQueen of Carrollton and Darla Foster of Oak Grove; five grandchildren, Steven (and Janie) Fowler, Brett (and Sarah) Fowler, Valerie Foster (and Ethan), Zachary Taylor, and Jacob Craig; five great grandchildren, Owen Fowler, Hayden Fowler, Violet Fowler, Madeline Fowler, and McKenna Fowler; two brothers, Larry (and Juaneita) Johnson of Pleasant Hill, and Phillip (and Kathleen) Johnson of Blue Springs; other relatives and friends.
Visitation and funeral services were held Friday, November 11, 2022, at the funeral home. Pastor Rob Friebel officiated. Interment was in the Kingsville Cemetery. Casket bearers were Brett Fowler, Steven Fowler, Logan Bennett, Cody Cleveland, Trenton Johnson, and Ethan Koenig. Honorary casket bearer was Zachary Taylor.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Masonic Home of Missouri and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.StanleyEdenburn.com
Arrangements: Stanley-Edenburn Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550