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Melba Eller Foster

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Melba Eller Foster CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Foster, age 81, of Charlotte, passed away Friday, July 12, 2013, at Huntersville Oaks Nursing Home. She was born December 14, 1931, in Wilkes County, NC, daughter of the late Charles Frank Eller, Sr. and Golda Velt Eller. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Bill Foster, in 2001. Mrs. Foster was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, the Jennie Mozeley-Catherine Walters Circle and taught elementary school in Charlotte for many years. The family will receive friends starting at 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at McEwen Funeral Service, 5716 Monroe Rd., Charlotte, NC 28212. A service to celebrate her life will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Christ United Methodist Church conducted by Reverend Jim Humphries. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M. at Arbor Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery at Miller's Creek, NC. She is survived by three sons, Harper Michaels and wife Daniela of Ferrisburgh, VT, Andy Foster and wife Lisa of Mooresville, NC, Doug Foster and wife Susie of Maryville, MO; brother Charles Eller, Jr. of Millers Creek, NC; and six grandchildren, Kevin, Joshua, Alex, Samuel, Elsa Rose and Teagan. Memorials may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, 8020 Belhaven Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28216. Condolences may be sent to

Published in Charlotte Observer on July 14, 2013
Melba Eller Foster
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