Solena Mozell Howell

Age: 90
Address: Bandana Community
Date of Death: Friday, March 10, 2017 
Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home

Obituary for Mozell HowellSolena Mozell Howell, age 90, of NC 80, the Bandana community in Bakersville, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Brian Center Health and Rehab in Spruce Pine.

A native of Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late Mallie and Hettie Johnson Robinson and wife of sixty-six years to the late Fred Louis Howell, the one and only sweetheart of her life who died in 2014. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Janice Howell Robinson who died in 1990. She was a member of the Silver Chapel Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher for many years.

In her early years, she worked at the I.M.C. Plant in Kona. Then she was a housewife, mother, and grandmother. She was a very creative person and used her talents in church and home, mostly giving away the items that she made. She loved yard work and loved keeping her grandsons.

Mrs. Howell is survived by a daughter; Nicki Hyatt and husband, Gary of Bakersville; a sister; Eunice Roberts of Kernersville, NC; grandsons; Nathan Stewart, Neal Grindstaff and wife, Jennifer and Casey Robinson; great grandsons; Jacob Stewart, Grayson Grindstaff, and Landon Grindstaff.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service for Mozell Howell at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in the Chapel of Webb Funeral Home with Rev. Mark McKinney officiating. Interment will follow in Silver Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery. 

The family would like to extend ‘Special Thanks’ to the Brian Center, Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge and special friend, Rachel Hopson for their wonderful care of Mozell.

Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website;, selecting Mozell Howell’s name and then you may sign her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is honored to be assisting the Howell family. Mrs. Howell’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing.

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