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Thelma Howard

Dec 14 1906 - Nov 12 2006

Mrs. Thelma Howard, age 99, of Celina, Texas, passed away, Sunday, November 12, 2006 in Celina. She was born in Chambersville, Texas on December 14, 1906, to James W. and Lula Tulen (Pell) Young. On September 12, 1927, Thelma married Robert Gano Howard in Collin County, Texas. He preceded her in death on March 3, 1976. Mrs. Howard worked at Smith Drug in McKinney until 1992 and was a Sales Clerk for years at Duke & Ayers. Thelma was a member of the Baptist Faith. She is survived by her son, Robert G. Howard, Jr. and his wife Nina of Tampa, Florida; daughter, Colleen Marshall of Plano, Texas; 3 grandchildren, Robert Marshall, Sean Howard, and Tamara Howard; great-grandchildren, Robert Marshall II, Kennedy Howard, and Ian Howard. Preceding her in death were her husband, Robert Gano Howard, Sr.; parents, James and Lula Young; 2 sisters, and 2 brothers. Graveside services will be held 10:00 AM, Thursday, November 16, 2006 at the Ridgeview Memorial Park, Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends from 5 - 7 PM, Wednesday at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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