Mrs. Howie, died Thursday, October 27, 2005 at home after a short illness.
Funeral service will be at Shiloh Truelight Church, Mint Hill at 4:00 PM, Friday, October 28, 2005.
Prior to her retirement in 1979, she was associated with Sobar Int.
Survivors include: daughters Gerald Ruth Edwards (Adrian) of Tampa, Fla, Helen Elizabeth Ferguson of Charlotte, John Lee Howie (Virginia) of Charlotte; 9 grandchildren Adrian Dale Edwards, Wendell Karl Edwards, Gentry Todd Edwards, Ginger Michelle Rigdon, Patrick Lane Ferguson, Shane Ferguson, Chadwell Lee Howie, Dustin Trent Howie, Cameron Howie, Bobby Guy, Anne McGee; 21 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; many nieces & nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by Daniel Hutcheson Howie; grandson Scott Lawrence Ferguson; son-in-law Jerry Ferguson, Harold and Juanita Mullis, Robert Olin Mullis, Leslie Ann Griffin.
Survivors include: sisters Myrtle Hyatt of Monroe, Dorothy McGee of Norfolk, Va, Eula Rushing of Monroe, Audie Corwell of Norfolk, Va, Margaret Hill of Monroe; brothers Homer Marshall Mullis, Melvin Mullis of Monroe, Wallace Mullis of Morehead City, NC.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in memory of Ruth Howie to: Shiloh Vocational, 4524 Carriker Road, Monroe, NC 28110.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Charlotte for assisting in the care of Mrs. Howie.
Paper: Charlotte Observer, The (NC)
Title: Ruth Mullis Howie
Date: October 28, 2005
Section: Death Notice – Classified