Mrs. Arlee Benson Howard, 90, of Willow Spring died Thursday afternoon at Harnett Woods Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born on January 22, 1925 in Johnston County to the late George P. and Lillie Ann P. Benson. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Albert Howard and a grandson, Byron Baker.
A funeral service will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home. The burial will be at Willow Spring Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery at 4:30 p.m.
She is survived by three daughters, Helen Adams and husband Larry of Willow Spring, Bonnie Lewis of Dunn, Pennie Baker of Willow Spring, five grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 2 to 3 p.m. prior to the service at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Willow Spring Primitive Baptist Cemetery Fund, PO Box 1446 Angier, NC 27501.