Willie Bell (Ervin) Foster was born on December 26, 1936 in Sylacauga, Alabama to the union of the late Sam (Daddy Sam) Ervin and the late Annie Mae (Mu Dear) Ervin.
Willie Bell graduated from East Highland High School and was employed by Avondale Mills where she worked until retirement.
She received Christ as her savior at Rising Star Baptist Church, were she served faithfully in several of the church ministries until her health began to decline.
Willie Bell Foster was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Clarence Foster.
The death angel came on Sunday, February 23, 2020 in Citizens Baptist Medical Center, Talladega AL. where Ms. Foster accepted her call home.
Willie Bell was preceded in death by her parents: Sam and Annie Ervin; Husband: Clarence Foster; Daughter: Patricia Pratt; Son: Leonardo Ervin; Grandson: Melvin L. Mathews; Brothers: Thedrick Ervin, Tareyton Ervin, Thomas Averitte; Sisters: Doris Nix, Earnestine Fitcher, Hattie Townsend; Brother-in-laws: Virgil Ray Jeffries, Cleo Ebron, Amos Nix; Sister-in-law: Theresa Ervin.
Willie Bell leaves to cherish her memories: Grandson: Jerry Pratt, Jr. (Sacramento, CA); Grand Daugthers: Patrice (Milledge) Ware (Sacramento, CA), Tamara Hoffner (Sacramento, CA); Great Grandchild: Kahliya Pratt (Sacramento, CA); Sisters: Gwendolyn Jeffries (Sylacauaga), Elizabeth Ebron (Washington, DC); Brothers: Sam (Rose) Ervin (New York), Fred Ervin, Lawerence Ervin, Broderick Ervin, Theophlis Ervin, Steven Ervin all of Sylacauga, AL; Brother-in-Law: Richard (Elaine) Oden (New York); her longtime friend: Willie Pearl Dykes; and a host of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
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