Elna Edith <I>Springer</I> Howell

Elna Edith Springer Howell

Birth
Chickasaw County, Mississippi, USA
Death 5 May 2007 (aged 97)
Canyon, Randall County, Texas, USA
Burial Canyon, Randall County, Texas, USA
Plot FF-33, Space 5
Memorial ID 19274913 · View Source
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Elna Howell, 97, of Canyon died Saturday, May 5, 2007.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Brooks Funeral Directors Chapel with Dr. David Lowrie, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Dreamland Cemetery.

Elna Howell was born March 27, 1910, in Chickasaw County, Miss. to Barney D. and Bertha Opelia Thompson Springer. She married Stacy S. Howell on April 28, 1925 in Canyon. She is a member of First Baptist Church, King's Daughters Sunday School Class and a past member and secretary of Amarillo Baptist Association. She was also a Charter Member of Ralph Home Demonstration Club.

Elna and her family came from Mississippi to Texas by covered wagon in 1922. The trip was about 1,000 miles. It took six weeks to make the trip. Elna and her family left Mississippi in early May and arrived over at Canyon around the middle of June.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1998.

Survivors include a daughter, Teddie Poindexter of Hereford; a sister Katherine Ford of Canyon; a granddaughter, Barbara Manahan of Lubbock; a grandson, Terry Don Poindexter of Denver, Colo.; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Family suggests memorials be made to Dreamland Cemetery, 26500 S. US Highway 87, Canyon, TX 79015.

Amarillo Globe-News, May 7, 2007


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  • Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
  • Added: 6 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19274913
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elna Edith Springer Howell (27 Mar 1910–5 May 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19274913, citing Dreamland Cemetery, Canyon, Randall County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth D. Bogard (contributor 46562702) .