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Rites held for Gracie Howell

Gracie Louise Rose Howell, 92, of Jenkins died April 8 at the Willows at Citation in Lexington.

A daughter of the late Elmer Dewey and Lula Holland Webb, she was the widow of Paul “Lefty” Rose and was later married to Everette Lee Howell, who also preceded her in death.

She was a sister of the late Eugene Webb, Nelson Dewey Webb Jr., Steve Webb, Roy Virgil Webb, Harold Dean Webb, Ida Mae Collins, Phyllis Nadine Rose, and Nannie Faye Mays.

Surviving are a son, Paul Edward Rose and wife Sondra of Neon; three daughters, Wanda Faye Lewis and husband Edsel of Little Rock, Ark., Patricia Ann Wright and husband Doug of Thornton, and Penny Pauline O’Brien and husband Stephen of Jenkins; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held April 12 at the Haymond Freewill Baptist Church. Burial was in the Haven of Rest Cemetery at Mayking.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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