Elizabeth O. Foster, 99, of Centerview, Mo., formerly of Hallsville and Auxvasse, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at her home. Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18 at Auxvasse Cemetery, in Auxvasse, Mo. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hickory Grove Church, c/o Oliver Funeral Home, P.O. Box 125, Centralia, MO 65240.

Elizabeth O. Foster, 99, of Centerview, Mo., formerly of Hallsville and Auxvasse, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at her home. Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18 at Auxvasse Cemetery, in Auxvasse, Mo. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hickory Grove Church, c/o Oliver Funeral Home, P.O. Box 125, Centralia, MO 65240.

Elizabeth was born Nov. 4, 1918, the daughter of the late Oscar and Anna (Carlson) Setterberg. She was first united in marriage to Howard Thies and later she was united in marriage to Willard Foster, both preceded her in death.

Elizabeth graduated from Geneseo High School in 1936. She worked as a teacher and later as a manager for Community Nursery School, in Columbia, Mo. She enjoyed needlepoint, word search, and loved cooking. She was always trying new recipes for her family and friends.

She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by two sons, Dwight (Joann) Thies, of Centerview, Mo.; and Laverne (Carolyn) Thies, of Kewanee; one daughter, Cynthia (Jimmie) Ray, of Hallsville, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; other relatives; and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; a son, Kenneth Thies; four brothers and two sisters.