She was born on February 7, 1919 in Green Mountain, Iowa, the youngest of the three children of James and Pricella (Hale) Curry.
Evelyn was united in marriage to Russell Ewing Foster on March 15, 1938 in Conrad, Iowa. No children were born to this union.
She was saved at an early age. She was a very talented musician and began playing the piano at the age of 11 years. She also played the accordion. She always played by ear, never bothering to learn the notes. She enjoyed serving her Lord through her music.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, James and Pricella Curry; her husband of 68 years, Russell E. Foster; her sister, Inez; and her brother, Ansel.
She is survived by two brothers-in-law, Kenneth Foster of Washburn, Illinois, and his five children, and Carroll Foster of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, and wife Macky Foster, Springfield, Missouri, and their three children; a nephew, Arnold Curry and wife Nellie of Springfield; a niece, Helene (Curry) Bawlin; a special friend, Lorene Neher of Kabul Nursing Home; as well as several cousins and friends.
Services were at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at the funeral chapel with Rev. Terry Brown officiating. Interment was in Steely Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.
Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.