Age: 96 Address: Bald Creek Community Date of Death: Monday, April 29, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Myrah Faye Burton Howell of the Bald Creek Community passed peacefully Monday, April 29, 2013 at The Oaks in Brevard. Born on May 9, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Robert Cecil and Ida Proffitt Burton and resided in Bald Creek most of her life. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Rassie H. Howell, former principal of Bald Creek School; a brother: Harold P. Burton and sisters: Mary Cecil Severs, Ruby Bailes and Ruth Wallen.
Surviving are her sons: Jack Howell and wife, Mary, of Columbus, OH and Jimmie Howell and wife, Sandy, of Brevard; two grandchildren: Natalie Hickman of Columbus, Ohio and Jamie Howell and wife, Sherry, of Knoxville; great grandchildren: Jack Hickman and Madison and Andrew Howell.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Thursday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev A. J. Moore will officiate. Burial will be in the Burton Family Cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Bald Creek Methodist Church, c/o Nan Proffitt, 43 Beechwood Drive, Burnsville, NC 28714.