Patricia Ellis Howard

Published 8:05 am Monday, December 2, 2019

Mrs. Patricia Ellis Howard, 63, of Mocksville, died on  Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 at her home.

She was born May 6, 1956 in Davie County to Leta Gray Allen Ellis and Francis “Shorty” Ellis. Mrs. Howard was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church and was employed with the Davie County School System. She worked for many years as a cafeteria worker and bus driver at Pinebrook Elementary and North Davie Middle schools.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Surviving: her husband of 44 years, Don Howard; 2 sons, Kendall Howard (Marci) and Adam Howard (Robin); 6  grandchildren, Sarah, Emma, Michael, Reid, Bailey and Lindsay; a sister, Deborah Sprinkle (Trey); a nephew, Josh Sprinkle; her special friends, Norma Hepler, Ginger Broadway, Gay McClamrock.

A funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2 at Bethlehem United Methodist Church with Drs. Chuck Baker and Robert Landry officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel.

Memorials: Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103; or to the Smith GroveVFD, 4155 US Hwy. 158, Advanc.