Mary Elizabeth Howell, 54, a resident of Talbott community, departed this life at 7:57 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, in Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown. She had been in her usual health and death was unexpected.
She was born Aug. 18, 1958, at Middlesex, N.J., a daughter of the late Okey Junior Howell and Minnie Estaline Howell, who survives at Belington.
She is survived by three brothers, Mark Howell and wife, Sharon, of Elkins, Okey Howell and wife, Tena, and Silas Howell and wife, Susan, both of Belington; and three sisters Linda Hinkle and husband, Johnny, Frances Allen and husband, Steve, and Peggy Allen and husband, William, all of Belington. She is also survived by several aunts and uncles and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mary attended the schools of Barbour County and was a Pentecostal by faith, She liked playing cards, working crossword puzzles and jigsaw puzzles. She will be sadly missed by all.
Friends will be received at Talbott Funeral Home in Belington from 6 to 9 p.m. today and again Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., the funeral hour, when final rites will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with Pastor Robert Shreve officiating. Interment will follow in Talbott Cemetery near Belington.
Talbott Funeral Home in Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Mary Elizabeth Howell. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.talbottfuneralhome.com.