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Collins Funeral Home
Thursday October 27th, 2016
6:00pm - 9:00pm

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Collins Funeral Home
Friday October 28th, 2016

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Thelma Marie Howes

Thelma Marie (Dean) Howes 83, of Sarah Ann, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday October 24, 2016 in CAMC General Division Hospital in Charleston. She was born February 23, 1933 at Maysburg to the late Ora and Cathryn (Fraley) Dean.   She was a homemaker and a member of Sarah Ann Church of God and was a great prayer warrior for the Lord.  In addition to her parents three brothers and two sisters precede her in death.  Those left to cherish her memories are her loving husband; James “Bill” Howes Jr. of Sarah Ann, two sons; George and James Howes III both of Sarah Ann, two sisters; Darlene McCoy of Indiana and Freda Smith of Sarah Ann, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews that will dearly miss her.  Services will be Noon Friday, October 28, 2016 at Collins Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gary Starr officiating.  Burial will be at Highland Memory Gardens.  Visitation will be fro 6 to 9:00 P.M.  Thursday, October 27, 2016.  Pallbearers will be family and friends.   Collins Funeral Home of Switzer is in charge of the arrangements.  Condolences may be left @ www.collinsfuneralhomewv.com/. 





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My heart breaks for the family of Ms Howes. Bless her, she gave me many great memories. She always spoke from her heart. A wonderful sense of humor. And such a loving woman to family and friends; this woman never met a stranger. I knew her since I was a young teen and fell in love with her heart the moment I met her. Please accept my condolences and my sympathy. Prayers over the family as they grieve with her loss.

Carla Frye Waldrop, Fayetteville, NC Nov 7 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Howes

Our sympathy, Gilbert Johnson & Family at Barnabus Oct 27 2016 12:00 AM

So Sorry For Your Loss Prayers For All After losing Jerry Mom And Dad I am sorry God Bless

tom back Oct 26 2016 12:00 AM

Prayers for comfort in this difficult time. Aunt Dickie is singing and walking on streets of gold now. It's hard to give someone up that you love ad spent your life with. I pray God will wrap His arms around each one of you and comfort your heart ,as only He can. We loved her dearly,she was a true Christian example. She earned her Angel wings and crown to lay at Jesus feet. Hugs and prayers Uncle Bill,Anse George ad family. God bless each one.

Sam & Kay (kirby) Traylor Oct 26 2016 12:00 AM

My Thoughts and Prayers for the Family, Mrs Howes was one of a kind, I enjoyed her presence in my life when I was a child. R.I.P Mrs Howes.

The Stanley Family Oct 26 2016 12:00 AM

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on October 26, 2016

Rest In Peace Aunt Dickie! From the children of your late brother, James (Leck) Dean. Love & Prayers, Marie, Donna, Ronnie (Your late nephew), Jerry, Kay, Gail, Brenda, Pete, Rick & Larry & all our families. You will be greatly missed.

Expression of Sympathy Oct 26 2016 12:00 AM

George, so sorry for the loss of your mother.

Maggie Pancake
Joshua, Texas

Maggie Pancake Oct 25 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Bob and I will be out of town for the viewing and funeral. We are praying for you and your family

Sheila and Bob Nelson Oct 25 2016 12:00 AM

To the Family: I've always admired Sister Howes. She could look beyond our faults and see the person within. My condolences for all of you.

Linda Gail (McCoy) Smith Oct 25 2016 12:00 AM