Rita Summers Foster (2018-11-16 16:11:06)

Rita Summers Foster, age 78, of Wilkesboro, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Curis at Wilkesboro.

Ms. Foster was born November 23, 1939 in Wilkes County to Harry Lee and Emma Gentry Summers. Rita was a member of Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church and really enjoyed her volunteer work at Ashe Really Cares. Her family meant the world to her and she loved coordinating the annual family reunion. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Karen Ann Foster; brother, Charles Summers; and sisters, Jean Beasley, Dot Deal and Betty Kilby.

Surviving are her daughter, Tammy Trivette and husband Todd of Wilkesboro; brothers, Harry Summers and wife Ima Dean of Fleetwood, Bill Summers and wife Sherry; sister-in-law, Sue Summers of North Wilkesboro.

Memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Miller Funeral Chapel with Rev. Steve Snipes officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4600 Park Road, #250, Charlotte, NC 28209. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to