West Hill Cemetery
Mrs. Elizabeth J. Howell, 79 years old, for 63 years an active member
of the Methodist church, died Tuesday at 11 p.m. at her home at 519 South
The Rev. E. H. Crandall, pastor of the Key Memorial Methodist church
will conduct funeral services from the church Wednesday at 4 p.m. Burial
will be in West Hill cemetery under the direction of the Talley funeral
Pallbearers will be C. A. Gibson, Harry Barrett, Hub Barret, Harry
Belden, W. J. Tidwell of Anna and George Tree of Blue Ridge.
Surviving Mrs. Howell are two daughters. Mrs. W. J. Looney of Sherman
and Mrs. E. D. Eagle of Slayton; three sons, Frank P. Howell and S. H.
Howell of Sherman and E. D. Howell of Memphis, Tenn.; 20 grandchildren
and 19 great-grandchildren; one brother, John Thompson of Tom Bean and
a half-brother, Will Ely of Illinois.
Mrs. Howell bad been ill since last Friday. Burial will be by the
side of her husband, the late Jasper Howell, a Confederate soldier who
died 16 years ago.
The Howells were married in Albion, Ills,. Oct. 17, 1867, coming
to Grayson County 55 years ago and to Sherman at her present home 31 years
Mrs. Howell since coming to Sherman had been affiliated with Key
Memorial Methodist church.
Sherman Daily Democrat Wednesday Feb. 10, 1932
to the West Hill Cemetery