Melba Eller Foster

December 14, 1931July 12, 2013
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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, NV 28216. Condolences may be sent to


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Melba Eller Foster

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October 4, 2013

Mrs.Foster will be truly missed my teacher in elementary school. I love her very much. I would bring her elephant souvenirs and we would have lunch often she always wanted a Junior Frosty. ??To the family she really touched my life Angel now it God. ??????

From the Hearing Healthcare Centers Family

July 16, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Melba. She was a dear lady. We will miss seeing her on her visits to our office.

Matthew Richardson

July 16, 2013

Heart felt condolences from the Richardson family to the Fosters.

Carolyn Pierce

July 15, 2013

So sorry to hear of aunt Melba's passing. Hope you can remember her from your many good times. I will keep your family in my prayers. Carolyn Foster Pierce( Harold's daughter)

C. Ray

July 15, 2013

My thoughts and prayers goes to the Foster family and friends. May our heavenly father grant peace and comfort to you at this time of sadness. (2Cor.1:2-4)

Cristy Barnhardt

July 14, 2013

You can tell a lot about a woman by her children. I know two of her sons - they are fine men who are loving fathers. Mrs. Foster, congratulations on a job well done. May your family be comforted with warm memories of you.