Mitchell Howell

Obituary of Mitchell Howell

Mitchell Howell, age 89, of 937 North Main Street, Troy died Sunday, January 15, 2012 at FirstHealth Montgomery Memorial Hospital, Troy. Miss Howell was born March 30, 1922 at Troy, NC the daughter of Bethuel S and Esther Smith Howell. Her purpose in life was to be of service to her Lord and she did this in a wonderful way by serving as a missionary in Africa for approximately thirty years. After her work on the mission field, she came home to Troy and attended First Baptist Church where she was a member and Sunday School teacher. She also worked for the US Forestry Service. She is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by nephew, Bill Howell of Troy; sister-in-law, Kathleen Howell of Troy and many other nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 17, 2012 from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm in the Chapel of First Baptist Church, 401 E. Main Street, Troy. The funeral will be at 2:00 pm in the chapel with Dr. Phillips McRae officiating. Burial will be in Southside Cemetery, Troy. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Troy, PO Box 442, Troy, NC 27371 or to Serving In Mission USA, PO Box 7900, Charlotte, NC 28241. Arrangements by Pugh-Troy Funeral Home On line condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com
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