Edith Smallman Foster, 69, Johnson City passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018 in the Johnson City Medical Center. She was a native and lifelong resident of Johnson City and was a daughter of the late Johnny and Dorothy Price Smallman. Mrs. Foster attended Wayside Freewill Baptist Church and had worked for ITT North Electric and TPI Industries. She enjoyed spending time with her family, loved going to yard sales and shopping with her grandchildren and her “Soaps”. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Boyd Foster in 2009; three brothers, Steve, Gary and Bobby Smallman; a sister, Marie Jenkins and a special friend, Inez Miller.
Survivors include her son, Mark Riddle and his wife, Sue of Johnson City; a brother, Freddie Smallman of Piney Flats; a grandson, B.J. Riddle and her granddaughters, Ashley Smith and her husband, Jamie all of Johnson City and Jennifer Otey and husband, Justin of Bristol; four great-grandchildren, Gabe Riddle, Hayden Ward, Destiny Cable and Riley Jones; a very special and dear friend, Gene Lockner of Johnson City; also several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service for Mrs. Foster will be conducted at 12:00 noon Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the family home , 1309 Gibson Street, Johnson City with Rev. Jeff Crowe officiating.