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Thomas Pope "Tom" Howard

October 25, 1923 - August 25, 2008

Thomas Pope “Tom” Howard, Sr., 84, died Monday, August 25, 2008.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at the Baptist Cemetery in Scotland Neck. The Reverend Daniel West will be presiding.

Tom was preceded in death by his wives, Mattie Crisp Howard and Violette Butler Howard.

He is survived by his daughter, Elaine H. Jernigan of Wilson, son, Thomas Pope “Teddy” Howard, Jr. and wife Natalie of Red Oak, and their mother, Evelyn Jones of Scotland Neck; step-son, Doug Crisp and wife Carolyn of Buies Creek; seven grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Down East Animal Refuge, P.O. Drawer 40, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.

Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

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