Edwina Foster, 80

Edwina (Brown) Foster was born June 2, 1940, in Ponchatoula, Louisiana to the late James Brown and Zola (Andrews) Washington. She was affectionally known as “Eddie” to many of her close friends.

A Certified Nurse’s Aide, Edwina worked at various nursing homes. She loved spending time with her family and especially loved attending and being part of her church.

She was a loyal and faithful member and mother of Bethel Baptist Church, serving in multiple ministries such as the Usher Board, and working with the youth, Girl Scouts and 4-H.

On September 15, 2020, Edwina left this earth to receive her crown in glory. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Foster; mother, Zola Washington; daughter, Alyce Williams-Demson; Sisters, Henrietta Williams, Marie Brown, Deloris Brown, and Yvonne Martin; Brothers, Herman Brown, Grant Washington and Mitchell Washington.

Edwina leaves to cherish her memories her children, Filice (Ronald) London, Sharon (Carl) Shatto, Willie (Regina Armstrong) Humprey, Brian (Kristina) Humprey, and Ketri (Tyson) Herrmann; Special Son, William Turney; Godchildren, Valerie Cole and Tyrone Washington; Sisters, Emma (Leon) Nelson, Eola (Andrew) Griffin, Mary Williams, Zola Fuller, and Beverly (Thomas) Headspeth; Brothers, Joseph (Beverly) Brown, Sr., Freddie Brown, Sr. and James Brown, Sr.; and a host of grand, great and great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Visitation will be held Friday, September 25, 2020 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Hohner Funeral Home.  A private church service will be held.

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