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   West Hill Cemetery
Sherman, Texas

 
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 Hazelwood street. 
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 home.
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 ago. 
Mrs. Howell since coming to Sherman had been affiliated with Key Memorial Methodist church. 

Sherman Daily Democrat Wednesday Feb. 10, 1932


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