Eva Shroat Howell

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Eva Elizabeth Shroat Howell, 92, of Alexander, died Friday, July 12, 2002. Mrs. Howell was born July 27, 1910, in Buncombe County and was a daughter of the late James Gordon and Bertha Young Shroat. She was married to the late Robert Herman Howell and she was a charter member and the oldest member of Mt. Bethel Baptist Church. She is survived by six daughters, Alrie Hunter and her husband Ralph, Alice Huskins and her husband C.D., Annie Silvers and her husband Ray, Margaret Griffiin and her husband Bill, Shirley Keyes and her husband Howard, and Betty Robinson and her husband Bobby; twenty-seven grandchildren, fifty great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. Private graveside services will be at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery with Elders Ted and John Huskins officiating. Memorials may be made to Mt. Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 290 Shepherd Branch Road, Weaverville, NC 28787.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss, but the Lord called on your Mother to be with him now. She lived and enjoyed a full life, with loving and caring children.

  2. Shirley and Howard,If we can do anything, please let us know. Love, Buddy and Linda Burgin

  3. Shirley and Howard; At this time of sorrow may these truths sustain you, your loved one will always be as close as a memory, and the God of all comfort is always as close as a prayer. I am sorry for your loss.

  4. My heart goes out to each of you during this sad time. I remember your mother so well. The smile was
    always there, ready to sparkle at anyone that she saw. A really beautiful lady, with a really beautiful family. Each one of you
    were such beautiful people and it
    was very obvious what a great family you came from. Alrie and Shirley are the ones I have been able to keep up with, and I love you both very much. My prayer is
    that God will give you all special strength to carry you through this.
    Just think how bright heaven must be
    today with her wonderful smile added
    to it. What a joyous reunion is happening there today as our Heavenly Father welcomes her home.

  5. Please know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. I attended high school with Shirley and have nothing but wonderful memories of her. She was surely brought up by a beautiful loving mother. My heart goes out to all of you. Denise Edwards Goodson

  6. Dear Betty and Shirley , we were so sorry to hear that your mother had passed away……..Both of you and all the extended family will surely be in our prayers………….Bob and Judy ( Treadway) Goodwin

  7. To the family of Mrs. Howell: We all were deeply saddened to read about the death of your mother. She was a wonderful person and will be missed by all who knew her. You have our deepest sympathy. She will be missed in our community. Elmer, Ila & Debbie Parham, Earl,Shirley,Ricky & Marty Clark, Oletta & Catherine Sluder

  8. To Shirley and all of the family, my prayers and thoughts are with you during this time. May you find comfort and peace from our Lord and Savior.God Bless you all.Shirley Fore Arrowood

  9. Shirley, sorry to hear about your
    mom. She was a very special person.
    I’m glad I got to know her. Our
    thought’s are with you. Ken

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