Frances ‘Annette’ Carter Howell

Published 8:57 am Monday, January 29, 2018

Frances “Annette” Carter Howell, 79, of Linwood, died on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

She was born in Davie County on Dec. 22, 1938, to the late Charlie Baxter Carter and Lilly Frances Ridenhour Carter. She attended Cooleemee High School along with her late husband, Clifton Wayne Howell Jr. who died June 24, 2017, after 61 years of marriage.

Her career was that of a homemaker for her family. She was a member of North Lexington Baptist Church.

Survivors: 2 daughters, Patricia Lohr (Lloyd) of Lexington and Kathy Conrad (Bobby) of Linwood; 2 sons, Chuck Howell (Betsy) of Lexington and Shannon Howell (Mary) of Richmond, Va.; 2 sisters, Judy Grubbs (Den) and Jean Waller, all of Mocksville; 6 grandchildren, Stephanie, Whitney, Meridith, Adrian, Travis and Miranda; and 3 great-grandchildren, Jacob, Gavin and Grant.

A gathering of family and friends to celebrate the lives of Annette and Clifton will be held at Grubb’s Party Barn, 130 Kent Lane, Mocksville, on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 3-4 p.m.