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Howard William Shrewsbury
Birth: Mar. 23, 1920
Besoco
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1984
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

From the Beckley Post-Herald AND the Raleigh Register, Wednesday, March 29, 1984

Howard W. Shrewsbury, 64, of Crab Orchard, died Monday at 8:15 p.m. in a Richmond, Va., hospital of natural causes.

Born March 23, 1920, in Besoco, he was a son of the late George and Mattie Shrewsbury.
Mr. Shrewsbury was a 37-year resident of Raleigh County and was a Baptist. He was a coal miner, a construction worker and a World War II Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Lola Mae Shrewsbury; two sons, Dennis and Roger Shrewsbury, both of Crab Orchard; four daughters, Dorlia Cox, Jan Lacy, Judy Shrewsbury and Sylvia Sweeney, all of Crab Orchard; two sisters, Jane Rochell of Logan and Macie Church of Crab Orchard.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. in the Melton Mortuary chapel in Beckley with the Rev. Robert Combs officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley with graveside rites conducted by the Sophia-Midway VFW Post 4326.

Friends may call today from 6 pm to 9pm.

Pallbearers will David Combs, Stanley Sweeney, Ronnie Long, Kenneth Rakes, Bob Milam and Jackie Cozart.

****NOTE: His sister Jane's name should have been spelled "Rockel" 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Washington Shrewsbury (1884 - 1950)
  Mattie Haven Tolbert Anderson (1897 - 1965)
 
 Spouses:
  Amy Lee Buckland Shrewsbury (1925 - 1996)
  Lola Mae Rakes Shrewsbury (1918 - 1986)*
 
 Children:
  Judy Shrewsbury Rogers (1954 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  Witford Shrewsbury (1911 - 1981)**
  Howard William Shrewsbury (1920 - 1984)
  Macie Marie Shrewsbury Church (1927 - 2002)*
  Mavis Jane Shrewsbury Rockel (1930 - 2003)*
  Anna M. Tolbert Tucker (1934 - 2012)**
  William Henry Anderson (1935 - 1983)**
  Elsie Faye Anderson (1938 - 1993)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Sunset Memorial Park
Beckley
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA
Plot: Highlawn 18-34 Flat Section
 
Created by: Cherie Atkinson Clark
Record added: Dec 05, 2005
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Howard William Shrewsbury
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Howard William Shrewsbury
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- R I P
 Added: Oct. 21, 2015
Thank you for your service.
- Willow
 Added: Mar. 26, 2013

- Willow
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