Mary Ella Howard
Mary Ella Howard, 81, of Pink Hill passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2017, at her home. She was a member of Pink Hill Presbyterian Church and a partner in Pink Hill Funeral Home. Mary Ella was preceded in death by her husband, Houston Howard ; parents, Woodrow and Hilda Grace Smith; and brother, Ernest “Bud” Smith.
She is survived by her daughters, Fran Ward and husband Melvin, Pam Howard Smith, Bobbie Sugg and husband Al, Mary Graves and husband Billy; sons, Junior Howard and wife Denise, Clay Howard and wife Annette; brother Bobby Glenn Smith; sisters-in-law Mana Griffin and Eloise Hemby; grandchildren, Julie Jackson, Houston “Tray” Howard III and wife Tonya, Ryan Howard and husband Randy, Kyle Howard, Sara Yowell and husband Seth, Melissa Castillo and husband Miguel, Adam Sugg and wife Claire, Allison Sugg, Dr. Morgan Graves, Whitney Graves, Will Graves, Jonathan Howard, Mary Katheryn Bryant and husband Marcus; great-grandchildren, Diana Jackson, Jamysen Howard, Meghan Buck, Kody Buck, Ben Yowell, Clay Yowell, Mikenzie Metts, Sullivan Castillo, and Madison Bryant.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be sent to Pink Hill Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 357 Pink Hill, NC 28572.
Visitation will be held at Pink Hill Funeral Home from 6:00 - 9:00 pm on Sunday, November 26, 2017. Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, November 27, 2017 at Pink Hill Funeral Home with burial following at Oak Ridge Memorial Park in Pink Hill.
Online condolences may be sent to www.pinkhillfuneralhome.com.
Pink Hill Funeral Home
Monday November 27th, 2017
11:00am - 12:00pm
1056 E NC 11
Pink Hill, NC 28572
Special Instructions: Visitation 6:00 p.m., Sunday November 26, 2017Text me the address
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Heaven gained an angel! Blessings to all the children and family. We are so sorry for your loss.
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Mrs. Mary Ella was one of the sweetest ladies I have ever known. God Bless .
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RIP Sweet Lady, you will surely be missed. The world will not be the same without you in it but I know you are in a better place. Mrs. Mary Ella was an angel on Earth & now she is an angel in Heaven. She was a kind, gentle, sweet, caring soul & I am blessed to have known her. May God bless & comfort her family & friends that she left behind.
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