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Lena Bell Boone Banner Howell
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Birth: Jan. 20, 1920
Mitchell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 2011
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA

Lena Howell Banner, 91 of the Newdale community, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 26, 2011 at her home surrounded by her family. She was the daughter of the late John and Nola Ada Boone and the wife of the late Jack Howell and Ernest Banner. She was also preceded in death by her step mothers, Viola Conley Boone and Nola Sparks Boone , her sisters, Bernice and Lucille and her brothers, Arby, Frank, John and Nate Jr.

Lena was a member of Martins Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker and loved to work in her rose garden.

Surviving is her daughter: Carolyn Sims and husband Joe of Flowery Branch, GA; sons: Larry Howell and wife Mary Lou of Newdale, Rev. David Howell and wife Pam of Richmond, VA; sister: Margaret Howell of Kingman, AZ; brothers: Worley Boone and wife Lois of Conover, NC Charles Boone and wife Nora of Ft. Walton Beach, FL Howard Ray Boone and wife Miriam of Snellville, GA Donald Boone and wife Laura of Alpharetta, GA Ronnie Boone of Spruce Pine, NC; grandchildren: Jeff Howell and wife Traci, Brent Howell, Matthew Sims and wife Katie, Wendy Lash and husband Nathan, Meredith Anthony and husband Jake and Morgan Howell and wife Mary; also 8 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 4 pm on Saturday, August 27th, 2011 in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. The Rev. Don Sneller will officiate. Burial will follow in the Rebels Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3 pm until 4 pm on Saturday prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714. 
Family links: 
  John Nathan Boone (1889 - 1960)
  Nola Ada Sparks Boone (1895 - 1922)
  Jackson Brown Howell (1915 - 1980)
  Bernice Paulene Boone Jarrett (1914 - 1952)*
  Arby Earl Boone (1916 - 1985)*
  Frank Homer Boone (1918 - 1995)*
  Lena Bell Boone Banner Howell (1920 - 2011)
  John Frazier Boone (1921 - 1999)*
  John Nathan Boone (1924 - 1998)**
  James Samuel Boone (1926 - 1929)**
  Charles W Boone (1928 - 2011)**
  Margaret Boone Howell (1930 - ____)**
  Worley Boone (1932 - 2015)**
  Jesse Lucille Boone Kimbrell (1935 - 2009)**
  Howard Ray Boone (1936 - ____)**
  Donald Jay Boone (1938 - ____)**
  Ronnie Dean Boone (1943 - ____)**
*Calculated relationship
Rebels Creek Cemetery
Mitchell County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Howard Boone
Record added: Aug 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75496214
Lena Bell <i>Boone Banner</i> Howell
Added by: Howard Boone
Lena Bell <i>Boone Banner</i> Howell
Added by: Howard Boone
Lena Bell <i>Boone Banner</i> Howell
Added by: Howard Boone
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