Margaret E. Howell

Margaret E. Howell, 98, of Huntington, IN, formerly of Canton, OH, died Monday, March 11, 2019, at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mrs. Howell was a 1937 graduate of Canton McKinley High School.  She retired in 1982 following 17 years of employment at J.C. Penney.  She was a long-time active member of St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Massillon, OH.  She was a member of T.O.P.S. and a past member of the local Sweet Adelines singing group.

She was born Sept. 7, 1920, in Canton to Alfred and Mabel Curtis. Her husband, William Dean Howell, preceded her in death in 1985.

Surviving are two daughters, Judie (William) Kiefer, of Lincolnton, NC, and Linda (Gary) Beatty, of Huntington; a son, James (Rebecca) Howell, of Stanley, NC; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Calling is Saturday, March 23, 2019, from 11 a.m. until the noon service at the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel, 705 Raff Rd., SW Canton, OH, with Rev. George R. Baum officiating.  Burial will follow in Sunset Hills Memory Gardens.