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Madalyn Adkins Foster

Madalyn Adkins Foster, age 64, 1006 Jackson Love Highway, Erwin, went home to be with the Lord at 7:20 p.m. Thursday, December 19, 2013, at Johns on City Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born in Erwin, a daughter of Hazel Byrd Adkins, Erwin and the late Gerald Adkins.
Madalyn was a loving and devoted wife, mom and nana.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Pierson Foster; two sons: David Foster and Gerald Foster; two daughters: Tracy Foster, and Robin Bowman and husband, Tom; two granddaughters: Hannah Bowman and Kayla Bowman; two sisters: Donna Willis and Geraldine Hensley; mother-in-law, Nan Foster, all of Erwin. Several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Monday, December 23, 2013, in Evergreen Cemetery. Reverend Rex Johnson will officiate.
Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Erwin, Ronnie Banner, Charles Alan Banner, Jason Edwards, Josh Bailey, Phillip Bradley and Chris Willis.

The family will receive friends prior to the graveside service between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and other times at the family home.

Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Foster family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at

Robert Ledford Funeral Home & Chapel, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Foster family. (423) 743-1380.