MCADENVILLE - Joyce McManus Stroupe Foster, 87, died March 12, 2014, at her home.
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She was born Aug. 26, 1926, to the late Julius and Myrtle (Lane) McManus.
Joyce was retired from Pharr Yarns and was formerly a licensed cosmetologist operating her own beauty salon. She was a member of McA-denville United Methodist Church and the Red Hat Club.
Mrs. Foster is survived by her children, Gail Stroupe Hoffman (Sid), Doris Stoupe Scott (Sam), Lee Foster (Leslie); sister, Mary Ann Berryhill; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
A celebration of her life will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Colonial Chapel of Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia with the Rev. Sidney Epperson offi-ciating. A private burial will follow.
Mrs. Foster was preceded in death by her first husband, Winford L. Stroupe; second husband, Carl L. Foster; son, Wayne Stroupe; stepdaugh-ter, Dianna Foster.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Gaston Hospice, P. O. Box 3984, Gastonia, North Carolina 28054.
Online condolences may be made at: www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com.
Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Foster family.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Mar. 13, 2014