Foster, Betty J. 94, of St. Petersburg, FL, entered into eternal rest Monday, March 30, 2022 at her daughters home surrounded with love. Born in Springfield, OH to John and Marian (McIntire) Myers. At the age of 3, after her mother’s death, Betty went to live with her uncle Herbert Myers and aunt Winnifred Myers in the Village of Cedarville, OH.
Betty worked at Wright Patterson Air Force Base during WWII after which she earned her Degree in Cosmetology. She moved to Florida in 1986 from Stamford, CT after retiring from the Board of Education. In Florida, Betty held several positions for the Bahia 3 Condo Association, including President. She was particularly proud of her contribution to the restoration of the Cedarville Opera House, added to the National Register of Historical Places in 1984, to the grandeur she remembered from her youth.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 60 years, Earnest Foster, her son, Phillip and her daughter, Connie. Betty is survived by her children, Jordan, Susan (Jim) Kowats, Stephen (Karin), Allen and Sarah, 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Visitation will be Monday, April 11, 2022, from 5-8 at Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home, 2201 Dr. MLK Street North in St. Petersburg. Formal services and interment will be held in Xenia, OH.