Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Carrie Mae (Cutright) Foster

Carrie Mae Foster, age 75, of Shelby, was born to Eternal Life on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at her home.

She was born to life on January 12, 1941 in Adrian, West Virginia the daughter of the late Maurice Ray and Anna (McCartney) Cutright. Carrie graduated from Buckhannon-Upshur High School in West Virginia.

On April 11, 1963 Carrie married the love of her life, Carl Foster. He survives along with 2 sons: Brian Foster of Shelby and Jason (Sara) Foster of Mansfield; 1 daughter: Tammy Foster Shade of Dublin; 4 grandchildren: Joshua Foster, Matthew Foster, Jack Foster and Lauren Foster; 3 Brothers: Orville Cutright, Davis Cutright and Boyd Cutright all of West Virginia; 1 sister: Mayton Posey of West Virginia. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Though Carrie had various jobs during her lifetime, she was most proud of being a stay-at-home mom. She was a member of the First Church of God on State Route 39, Women of The Church of God, Upshur County Historical Society, and Richland County-Shelby Chapter of The Ohio Genealogical Society.

Family and friends are welcome on Monday, August 1, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at the First Church of God, 3616 State Route 39, Shelby with Pastor George Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby.

Memorial expressions may be made to the church.

To share a memory or send a condolence to the Foster family, please visit


Memories & Condolence

  1. Janie Crisp says:

    Such a loss for the family. My prayers are with the family during this time of grief. I will forever remember her friendship throughout my lifetime and mourn her loss.

    Our love and prayers remain with the entire family as it will take time for everyone. Janie Crisp and family (Gary, Carol, Ben, and Mikayla)

  2. Connie Wagoner says:

    Brian my heart goes out to you and your family. I always enjoyed visiting with her at the McCartney Reunion. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May the Lord bless you all.

  3. Rhonda Garrett-Miller says:

    My thoughts & Prayers are with you all during this time of loss. Carrie was a wonderful person. She always had such kind words and a beautiful smile. My sincere condolences are with you all! ❤️

  4. Ann Cooper says:

    Brian, Carl & family,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I know it is hard but you know she is with her Lord and Savior. You will be in my prayers the next few days and weeks as I know from experience what you will be going through. In Christian Love, Ann Cooper

  5. kay lower says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with all you. Carrie and I were lifetime friends and shared so many great memories through life. Rest In Peace My Dear Friend!

  6. Katie and Troy Carns says:

    Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss and hope you can find comfort in your faith.

    Sending love,
    Katie and Troy

  7. Doug Tackett says:

    Carl and family. Sorry to hear of Carrie passing. My first time to meet her, she and Gatha came to Plymouth to pick me up and bring me to SHELBY. May be her, Gatha, and all the rest are reunioning now. Praying for you all. See you soon. Call if you need me. Doug Tackett

  8. Patty barnes says:

    My prayers are with your family. Very sorry for your loss.

    Love patty Johnson barnes

  9. Susan Metzger says:

    Brian and Jason, I am so sorry for your loss. Your family has my deepest sympathy and you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  10. Russ & Pat Todd says:

    Brian, Carl and Family,

    Our condolences for your loss. Carrie was a spiritual strength for your family, her Church and her friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

  11. Elizabeth Pierce says:

    May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. My most sincere condolences.

  12. Mr. Kim B. Histed says:

    Carrie will surely be missed by many. I remember her Joyous laughter and the vibrance that she added to the shelby geneaolgy meetings Mother used to attend.

    Her contribution as an officer of that group will be unmatched by any who follow her.

    Only God knows the exact time to call us home. She is in heaven with Him now, and her presence there will make sunrises more vivid and will add to the loveliness of sunsets

  13. Rev. S. T. and Betty Adkins says:

    Carl so sorry to hear of Carrie’s passing. Prayers for you and the family for comfort from our Father in Heaven. Trust in and lean on the one who will never leave you or forsake you. Rev. S. T. and Betty Adkins

  14. Tom and Phyllis Hadley says:

    Sorry to hear of your loss. You have our deepest condolences and prayers. May the Lord be with you all.

  15. Karla Cole says:

    So sorry for your loss Brian. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  16. Durk Milliron says:

    Sorry for your loss

  17. Diana Burr says:

    Lots of prayers, thoughts and love are with all of you. So sorry for your loss. Aunt Carrie will be missed dearly by many.

Leave Message or Express Your Condolence