The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


October 1, 2013

Mildred Louise Howerton

Graveside services for Mildred Louise Howerton, 89, of Tyler, and formerly of Elkhart, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Garden of Memories Cemetery with Chaplain Don Stanaland officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

Mrs. Howerton died Saturday at Hospice Home Place in Tyler.

She was born April 16, 1924 in Elkhart to Leonard L. and Ruby Mae Crawford Wright.

She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Elkhart.

Mrs. Howerton was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thomas Lee Howerton; a sister, Edwina Bridges; and a brother, Jack Wright.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda Rode and husband Bob of Tyler; two grandchildren, Barry Stanaland and Ashley Acree; and two great-grandchildren, Justin Hunter Stanaland and Jason Don Stanaland.

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