OBITUARY

Edward Franklin Howard

July 27, 1928January 7, 2019
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Saks – Funeral services for Mr. Edward Franklin Howard, 90, will be Friday, January 11, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Dr. Mack Amis, Dr. Tommy Reeves, and Rev. James Cohorn officiating with burial to follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Howard passed on Monday, January 7, 2019 at NEARMC. Mr. Howard is survived by his wife of 56 years, Carolyn Fite Howard; sons, John David (Tracy) Howard, and Scott (Charlotte) Howard; granddaughters, Jessica, and Abigail; grandsons, Jonathan (Kandace) and Jay; great-granddaughter, Lexi; great-grandsons, Levi and Kolt; sisters, Mildred, and Lois; brother, Raymond; sister-in-law, Gail (Ray) Cantrell; and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Jonathan Howard, Jay Howard, Scott Howard, Darin Aderholt, Gary Aderholt, and Mike Howard. Mr. Howard was proceeded in death by mother, Evie Howard; father, Robert Howard; sisters, Annalou and Sue; and brothers, Laymond, Cecil, Alvin, and Ralph. Mr. Howard was originally from Wellington community where he served for many years as a member, deacon and treasurer of Mount View Baptist Church. He later attended Parker Memorial Baptist Church. He was the oldest of ten children of Robert and Evie Howard. Mr. Howard was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and was retired from Lee Brass with 44 years of service and was a member of their bowling league for many years. He was also a cattleman and well known Ferrier. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Pat Butterworth for her helpful, cheerful and kind assistance over the past year. Flowers will be accepted or donations can be made to your favorite charity.

  • FAMILY

  • Carolyn Fite Howard, Wife
  • John David (Tracy) Howard, Son
  • Scott (Charlotte) Howard, Son
  • Jessica ., Granddaughter
  • Abigail ., Granddaughter
  • Jonathan (Kandace) ., Grandson
  • Jay ., Grandson
  • Lexi ., Great Granddaughter
  • Levi ., Great Grandson
  • Kolt ., Great Grandson
  • Mildred ., Sister
  • Lois ., Sister
  • Raymond ., Brother
  • Gail (Ray) Cantrell, Sister-in-law
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jonathan Howard, Active Pallbearer
  • Jay Howard, Active Pallbearer
  • Scott Howard, Active Pallbearer
  • Darin Aderholt, Active Pallbearer
  • Gary Aderholt, Active Pallbearer
  • Mike Howard, Active Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation at Chapel Hill Thursday, January 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service at Chapel Hill Friday, January 11, 2019
REMEMBERING

Edward Franklin Howard

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Bonnie Goode Hawkins

January 9, 2019

One of the nicest men God ever put on this earth. We went to Mt. View Bap. Church together for many years. His sisters and brothers were great friends. Will always love and miss you Ed.. You were always a great person. Heaven gained a special person .

Carol Walden

January 9, 2019

What a sweet ...kind man Ed was..Carolyn and I meet Ed at the same time...bowling...he fell in love with Carolyn and they were together from that day until his passing..he always said..I knew she was the one from that day...what a lovely couple they were...we all will miss you Ed....REST IN PEACE.
Meet u in heaven...love and peace to you my BFF.. Your friend Carol

Doug Wood

January 9, 2019

Ed was a dear friend and wonderful brother in Christ. Thanks for the memories. See you soon.

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