XENIA — Erica Y. Foster, age 49, of Xenia, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at her residence. She was born November 8, 1964, in Chicago, IL, the daughter of James and Jerlene (Nichols) Foster. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandparents: Robertha and Rosamond Wilson. She is survived by her son: Antwaun Jamell (Brandi) Foster of Beavercreek and daughter: Monique T. Foster of Xenia; granddaughter: Nevaeh; sister: Monique R. Foster of Fayetteville, NC; nephew and niece: 1st SSgt. William Eric Foster and Ericka A. Foster, both of NC; aunt: Vandora McDowell; special cousin: Finida Morgan-Brown; special friends: Carmella Glass and Tracy Jamason; as well as numerous other relatives and friends. She was currently employed with Central State University and attended Middle Run Baptist Church. She had been pursuing a degree from Central State University, where she was studying Criminal Justice and on schedule to graduate next year. She loved helping others, her family and especially her granddaughter. She was affectionately known in the neighborhood and to all the young people that knew her, as Aunt Erica. Funeral services will be held 1 PM Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Middle Run Baptist Church, 1000 E. Church St., Xenia, with Pastor LeRoy H. Anthony officiating. Interment to follow in Cherry Grove Cemetery. Friends and family may call at the church Tuesday from 12 Noon until the time of service. Online condolences may be sent to www.mccolaughfuneralhome.com. Services in care of McColaugh Funeral Home, Inc., Xenia.