Mary Ella (Collins) Howard

Born: Fri., Oct. 28, 1932
Died: Thu., Feb. 6, 2020

Funeral Service


5:00 PM to 6:30 PM, Wed., Feb. 12, 2020

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Mosley's Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Ella Howard, 87, formerly of Midville. Georgia on Wednesday, February 6, 2020 at the Pruitt Health-Swainsboro, following an extended illness.

Funeral services wil be held Thursday, Febuary 13, 2020, at 2:00 P.M., at the Swainsboro City Auditorium with the Rev. Minnie Pitts officiating, assisted by Rev. Andre Patterson .

Pallbearers: Al Holmes, Marcus Mahone, Robert Underwood, Lee Edmond, Christopher O'Neal Hall, and Clifton

Flower Attendants: Friends of the Family

Interment: St. Paul AME Church Cemetery-Midville, Ga.  

Mrs. Howard was a native of Burke County, and a graduate of Millen High School. She was a retired educator from the Burke County School System. Mrs. Howard was a member of the St. Paul A.M.E. Church, where she served as secretary for forty-five years. She will be missed by family and friends.

Survivors Are:

One Son: Morris Henry (Elizabeth) Howard, Jr. Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Four Daughters: Jeanette (Anthony Ray) Harden of Swainsboro, GA, Geneva Howard of Augusta, GA, Mary Ann Hall of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and Doris Jean Howard of Lauderhill, FL.

Six-Grandchildren, three-great-granchildren, and host of other relatives and friends.

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Mosley's Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mrs. Mary Ella Howard formerly of Midville, Georgia.

Visitation(Wake): 5:00pm-6:30pm at St. Paul A.M.E. Church-Midville, Georgia

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Sharon Davis
   Posted Thu February 13, 2020

Small Spathiphyllum was sent by Sharon Smith Davis.

Our sincere condolences on the passing of your Mother. May God’s Love comfort you all. —with Love, the Smith Family

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