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Louise Foster Masters

Louise Foster Masters, age 86, of Erwin, passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, while surrounded by family. Louise is a native of Erwin and a daughter of the late Leander Jackson and Nancy Cathrine (Tipton) Foster. She was a dedicated and loving housewife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed flowers, gardening, crossword puzzles and shopping.  In addition to her parents, Louise is preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Troy Masters; sisters, Bertha West and Inez Banner; brothers, Stewart Fosters, Doyle Foster, Wayne Foster, Avery Foster, Carl Foster, Emmett Foster and Clint Foster; and several nieces and nephews.

Louise Foster Masters leaves behind to cherish her memories: 

Daughters: Regina Bryant,

Tammy Layne and husband, Kevin,

Katrina Masters,

Vanessa Masters;

Sons: Rod Masters and wife Michelle,

Toby Masters and wife, Tammy;

Grandchildren: Brittany Masters,

Ashley Bryant,

Landon Masters,

Cameron Bryant,

Travis Cobb;

Several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to offer special thanks to the nurses and staff of Amedisys Hospice, especially to Becky Bennett.

The family will offer tribute and remember the life of Louise Foster Masters in a private graveside service to be held in Evergreen Cemetery. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm at 5023 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, TN 37692.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Louise’s name to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123; or to Amedisys Foundation, 3854 American Way, Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70816.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at or on our Facebook page at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Louise Foster Masters through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.