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Mickie Allen Foster

Rogersville, Tennessee

October 13, 1934 - June 12, 2024

Mickie Allen Foster Obituary

Mickie Allen Foster, born October 13, 1934, of Hickory Cove Community, Rogersville, TN, passed away on June 12, 2024, at the age of 89.


She was a member of Hickory Cove Baptist Church and had also attended New Salem Baptist Church and Fishers Creek Baptist Church.


Mickie loved people and never met a stranger. She graduated from Berea College in Kentucky with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. She was employed as a Secretary in Washington, D.C. and Kingsport, TN and retired as an Office Manager for Cablevision in Rogersville. One of her greatest joys was the time she spent as a Music Teacher with Hawkins County Schools, sharing her love of music with her students.


She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Larry G. Foster; two daughters and sons-in-law, Gina and Alfred Winston, IV of Sacramento, CA and Loralee and Jonathan Price of Rogersville; one granddaughter, Mollie Catherine Price of Knoxville; sister, Maggie A. Knowlton, and husband, Floyd Knowlton, of Rogersville, and several nieces, nephews, and great and great-great nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents, William McKinley Allen, Sr. and Mickie Shanks Allen of Rogersville; sisters, Mozelle A. Harville of Rogersville, Imogene A. Patterson of Bulls Gap, and Beulah A. Graham of Rogersville; and brothers, W. Elmo Allen, Sr., Rudolph A. Allen, Severt H. Allen, Sr., and William McKinley Allen, Jr. of Rogersville.


The family will receive friends at Christian-Sells Funeral Home from 12 Noon to 1:00 PM on Saturday, June 15, 2024. The burial service, held for family and friends, will follow at Allen-Shanks Cemetery in Caney Valley.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Mickie Allen Foster hosted by Christian Sells Funeral Home.

Mickie Allen Foster, born October 13, 1934, of Hickory Cove Community, Rogersville, TN, passed away on June 12, 2024, at the age of 89.


She was a member of Hickory Cove Baptist Church and had also attended New Salem Baptist Church and Fishers Creek Baptist Church.


Mickie loved people and never met a stranger. She graduated from Berea College in Kentucky with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. She was employed as a Secretary in Washington, D.C. and Kingsport, TN and retired as an Office Manager for Cablevision in Rogersville. One of her greatest joys was the time she spent as a Music Teacher with Hawkins County Schools, sharing her love of music with her students.


She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Larry G. Foster; two daughters and sons-in-law, Gina and Alfred Winston, IV of Sacramento, CA and Loralee and Jonathan Price of Rogersville; one granddaughter, Mollie Catherine Price of Knoxville; sister, Maggie A. Knowlton, and husband, Floyd Knowlton, of Rogersville, and several nieces, nephews, and great and great-great nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents, William McKinley Allen, Sr. and Mickie Shanks Allen of Rogersville; sisters, Mozelle A. Harville of Rogersville, Imogene A. Patterson of Bulls Gap, and Beulah A. Graham of Rogersville; and brothers, W. Elmo Allen, Sr., Rudolph A. Allen, Severt H. Allen, Sr., and William McKinley Allen, Jr. of Rogersville.


The family will receive friends at Christian-Sells Funeral Home from 12 Noon to 1:00 PM on Saturday, June 15, 2024. The burial service, held for family and friends, will follow at Allen-Shanks Cemetery in Caney Valley.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Mickie Allen Foster hosted by Christian Sells Funeral Home.

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