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Myra Kay (McCarter) Howell

February 21, 1942 ~ December 9, 2021 (age 79)

Obituary


DATELINE:  GROVER, NORTH CAROLINA 
Myra Kay Howell
Myra Kay Howell, 79, of Grover, NC, passed away surrounded by her loving daughters on December 09, 2021 at Testa Hospice in Kings Mountain, NC. She was born in Cherokee County, SC, daughter of the late David Durbro and Myra Louise Phillips McCarter and was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Jimmie Lee Howell. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Dana Marie Howell, her brother, David Douglas McCarter, and her stepfather, Frank Dale Batchelor. Kay retired from Cleveland County Schools where she worked for many years as a bus driver and in the cafeteria at Grover Elementary School. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Grover. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles and reading her bible daily. Kay loved spending time with her family whom she loved with all her heart. The memory of her love, guidance, and  kindness will be cherished by everyone who knew and loved Kay. 
SURVIVORS: Daughters: Kelly Crocker (Michael), Grover, NC and Leigh Howell, Earl, NC 
Sisters: Gwenne McCarter, Blacksburg, SC and Lisa Batchelor Booth and her husband Reverend Bill Booth, Maryville, TN
7 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren
FUNERAL SERVICE: Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 2:30 PM at First Baptist Grover with Reverends Scott Kerstead and Bill Booth officiating

VISITATION: Sunday, December 12, 2021 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM prior to the service in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church

INTERMENT: Grover Cemetery

MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of Mrs. Howell may be made to Hospice of Cleveland County at 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150

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ARRANGEMENTS:  HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
December 12, 2021

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
First Baptist Church Grover
Cleveland Ave
Grover, NC 28073

Funeral
Sunday
December 12, 2021

2:30 PM
First Baptist Church Grover
Cleveland Ave
Grover, NC 28073

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