ELLIS RAY HOWELL
Died Aug. 5, 2010
MOUNT OLIVE-- Mr. Ellis Ray Howell, 74, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
Born in Wayne County, he was son of the late Needham and Roxie Jones Howell.
He was a faithful member of Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church, where he served as secretary and treasurer for many years.
He was a member of Mount Olive Rotary Club, and served as secretary and treasurer for many years. He was a recipient of the Paul Harris Fellowship Award.
He was self-employed as an accountant for 41 years.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church, at 130 Edmundson Road.
Visitation will be immediately following the funeral service. Burial will Sunday at 3 p.m. at Maplewood Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Faye Holland Howell; two daughters, Gloria H. Wagoner and husband, Stephen, of Mount Olive and Selina H. Puryear and husband, Billy, of Fayetteville, N.C.; two grandsons, Greg Swinson and wife, Jennifer, of Mount Olive and Tyler Puryear of Fayetteville, N.C., a great-grandson, Dorian Sutton of Mount Olive; and a sister, Carol Herring and husband, Bill, of Mount Olive.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church Building Fund.
Arrangements are with Tyndall Funeral Home.
Published in Obituaries on August 6, 2010 1:47 PM