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William Henry Howerton
SoVaNow.com / December 12, 2012
Mr. Howerton was born in Mecklenburg County, Aug. 22, 1926 to the late Alexander and Bessie Royster Howerton. He attended Saint Mark School in Buffalo Junction, and was a member of Saint Mark Baptist Church where he previously served as a Trustee. Mr. Howerton retired in 1989 from Lakeview Motors. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Howerton was preceded in death by two brothers, Willie “Lynn”, and Tommie “Tit” Howerton and a son-in-law, Carnell Royster.
Cherishing his memories are his wife, Marian Watkins Howerton of Buffalo Junction, two daughters, Arlene Royster of Bullock, N.C., and Carolyn Day (Lawrence) of Nelson, one grandson, Jeffrey Lamar Royster of Greensboro, N.C., one brother, James Samuel “Bo” Howerton (Mary) of Buffalo Junction, sisters-in-law, Norma, Bernice and Sutlyn Howerton, Nettie Pierce and Marie Watkins and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.
A funeral was held Saturday, Dec. 8, at the chapel of C.H. Harris Funeral Home with Rev. Glenn L. Faulkner officiating. Burial followed in Saint Mark Baptist Church Cemetery.
Arrangements are by C.H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.harrisfhc.com