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 Bertha “Granny” <I>Allen</I> Howard

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Bertha “Granny” Allen Howard

  • Birth 29 Aug 1903 Salyersville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 14 Apr 1998 Laketon, Wabash County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Servia, Wabash County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 32312559

Bertha (Granny) Howard, 94, of 9831 N 250 W, Laketon, IN, died at her residence Tuesday, April 14, 1998. She was born Aug. 29, 1903 at Salyersville, KY to Hatcher and Sinia (Whitaker) Allen. She was a homemaker, and married Fred Howard Dec. 31, 1923; he preceded her in death April 14, 1990. She was a mem-ber of the Free Will Baptist Church of Kosciusko County.

She is survived by four sons - Lawrence and Eddie, both of North Manchester, Mitchel of Wabash, and Wade of Anderson, IN; four daughters - Mrs. Earl (Opal) Meck of Warsaw, Oralee Gillend of Richmond, VA, Lula Owens of North Manchester, and Dorothy (Jeannie) Johnson of Laketon; a brother, Kindle Allen of North Manchester; 21 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, 37 great-great grandchildren and seven step great grandchildren. Three sons, a sister and two grand-sons preceded her in death.

Funeral service was held Friday, April 17, 1998 at the DeLaughter-McKee Mortuary of North Manchester, with the Rev. Chad Burkhart officiat-ing. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Servia, IN.

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  • Maintained by: Dawn Comstock
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  • Added: 20 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32312559
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bertha “Granny” Allen Howard (29 Aug 1903–14 Apr 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32312559, citing Fairview Cemetery, Servia, Wabash County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Dawn Comstock (contributor 47057186) .