Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Betty Lou (Carr) Howe-Johnson (February 28, 2015)

Betty Lou (Carr) Howe-Johnson, 81, of Greenville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville.

She was born on August 3, 1933 in Mount Holly, (Burlington County), New Jersey, the daughter of the late Russell and Marie (Metro) Carr. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Paul Howe, Jr.; her second husband, Duane Keith Johnson; and her son, Brian Keith Johnson; a step son, Mark Johnson; and a brother, Forman Metro.

Betty was retired in 1993 from Fram in Greenville, where she had worked for 30 years. She was a member of the Woodington Congregational Christian Church.

Betty loved spending time with her family and friends, playing cards, camping, and traveling.

She is survived by her children, Rusty Howe of Versailles, Danny Howe and wife Bonnie of Rossburg; and Paul Dean Howe and wife Sheryl of Jacksonville, FL; a daughter in law, Angela Crawford of Oklahoma; Leigh Ann and husband Greg Morris; a daughter in law, Cheryl Johnson of Byesville, Ohio and grandchildren, Jeffrey Howe and wife Susan, Chris Howe and wife Sarah, Kevin Howe and wife Betsy, Travis Howe, Katrina Fletcher, Brianna Johnson-Crawford and Fiancé KC Mosley, Nicole and husband Daniel Forbes, Natalie Johnson, Mathew Johnson, Mark Johnson, Christen Morris, and Christi Wilson; and numerous great grandchildren.

She is also survived by sisters in law, Lois Livingston and husband Danny, and Tracy Johnson, both of Union City, OH; and a brothers in law, Cletus Moore of Portland, IN; and Clarence Bowling .

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 5 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home, Greenville with Pastor Jim Fulton officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, March 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. and on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 10:30a.m. They requests that memorial contributions be given to either the Woodington Congregational Church or State of the Heart Hospice.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com