Howard and Mary Moss Howell
Howard Howell and Mary Moss
Howard Charlie Howell, son of
William Martin Howell and Eva Knight, husband of Mary Louise Moss.
Mary Louise Moss, daughter of
David Lee Moss and Ethel Burilla Abernathy, wife of Howard Charlie
During the Depression, Howard Howell, along with his
brothers, made moonshine to support his family. He gave that up when
he began attending church. In his later years, he worked for the Georgia
state highway department.
He married Mary Moss in May 12, 1928. He fathered four children, two
died as infants. His nine grandchildren called him "Pappy."
After his wife's death, he married Annie Mae Elrod Goss, a widow who
lived out the road.
During World War II, Mary worked as a "Rosie the
Riveter" at the Bell Plant in Marietta, Georgia, building airplanes
for the military.
Howard Howell and Mary Moss
Howard Charlie Howell
Herald-Tribune (Cartersville, Georgia) November
Howard C. Howell, Of Route 2, Center Road, Cartersville,
died Thursday, November 17, after an extended illness.
Mr. Howell was a native of Bartow County, was a member of the Center
Baptist church, the Cartersville Masonic Lodge No. 63 and was a retired
employee of the Department of Transportation.
A son of the late Martin and Evie Howell, he is survived by his widow,
the former Annie Mae Goss; two daughters, Mrs. Nicky Williams and
Mrs. Al Williams, both of Woodstock; three step-sons, James Goss,
Cartersville, Ronnie Goss, Marietta, and Lari Goss, Tucker; four brothers,
Hubert, Hoy, Herman and Harold Howell, all of Cartersville; four sisters,
Mrs. Armaretta Shinall, Mrs. Imogene Brooks, Mrs. N.D. Abernathy and
Mrs. Gertrude Shinall, all of Cartersville; 14 grandchildren and a
number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday from the Center Baptist
Church with the Rev. Lari Goss and the Rev. Charles Howell officiating.
Interment was in the old Macedonia Cemetery.
Nephews and grandsons served as pallbearers.
Mary Louise Moss Howell
Herald Tribune (Cartersville, Georgia) May 28,
Mrs. Mary M. Howell, of Route 2, Cartersville died
early Wednesday morning following an extended illness.
She is survived by her husband, Howell Howell; two daughters, Mrs.
Al Williams, Woodstock; and Mrs. Nicky Williams, Woodstock; seven
grandchildren; her step-father, A.L. Abernathy, Cartersville; two
sisters, Mrs. Herman Howell, Cartersville; and Mrs. Reece Berry, Chattanooga;
a number of nieces and nephews and several aunts and uncles.
Funeral services were held at 3 PM Thursday from the Center Baptist
Church with the Rev. Max Abernathy officiating. Interment will be
in the old Macedonia cemetery.
Mrs. Howell was a native of Bartow County and was the daughter of
the late Lee and Ethel Abernathy Moss. She was a former employee of
Bartow Textile Company.
Note: daughters are Louise and Sylvia
Note: sisters are Zoe-Miller Moss Dyar Berry and Hazel Abernathy Howell
Note: parents are David Lee Moss and Ethel Abernathy Moss Abernathy,
and step-father Linford Abernathy (Ethel Abernathy did not die until
7 years after Mary.)
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