Helen Bolena Smith Foster

Published 1:28 pm Tuesday, February 20, 2024

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Helen Bolena Smith Foster, 83, of Traphill, passed away Monday, Feb. 19, 2024 at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Foster was born Aug. 25, 1940 in Avery County to Herby and Mattie Jones Smith. Helen was a teacher with the Davie County School System. She enjoyed going to the beach, to the river and to gospel singings. She also enjoyed her flowers and knitting.

In addition to her parents; she was preceded in death by: her spouse, Thomas Glenn Foster; brothers, Max Junior Smith and John Charles Smith; and sister, Anna Lee Moore.

Those left to cherish her memories: her daughter, Tracy Foster of Traphill; son, Travis Foster and spouse Lena of Hays; grandchildren, Gabrielle Foster and Xander Foster, both of Hays; sisters, Faynita Brannon of Advance, and Edith Taylor and spouse Cliff of Dallas, NC

Funeral service will be he at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 at Miller Funeral Chapel with Rev. Travis Brown officiating. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 1-2 p.m. on Saturday prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted.

Miller Funeral Service in North Wilkesboro is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made to: www.millerfuneralservice.com.