Inez Pace Howell, age 94, formerly of Brogden Road, died Thursday, April 4, 2013 in Harnett Woods Nursing Rehabilitation Center. Born January 21, 1919 in Johnston County, she was the daughter of the late Mabrey and Laura Ellen Brown Pace. Mrs. Howell was a longtime member of Sardis Baptist Church and of the Women’s Missionary Union at the church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Howell; and brothers, Wilton and Leamon Pace.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Sardis Baptist Church with Rev. John Hicks officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. just prior to the service.
Surviving are her son, Monte Howell of Kill Devil Hills; daughters, Patsy Williams and husband John of Coats, Rebecca Higgins and husband Jerry Sr. of Clayton, and Elizabeth Harmon and husband Perry of Hillsborough; nine grandchildren; twenty one great grandchildren; and seven great great grandchildren.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be sent to the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 805, Smithfield, NC 27577.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at parrishfh.com.