Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

August 18, 2013

Naomi Ellen Foster

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — Naomi Ellen Foster, 91, of 688 Village Green Circle, Princeton, WV, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2013 at Summers County Hospital in Hinton.

Born on August 16, 1922 in Glenwhite, she was a daughter of the late Oscar Brown and Nannie Ellen Fortner Kelley. She had been a resident of Princeton since 1985 and was of the Methodist faith. She was a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Paul Hoster; a daughter, Fredia Looney; and three grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her family.

Survivors include: 2 sons: Frederick Foster and Dorothy of Danese, WV, David Foster and Johnetta of King, NC; 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell with Rev. Steve Martin officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton where grandsons and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 12:00-1:00 PM at the funeral home.

Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.