Lucille Stewart Howell Leach

Biscoe - Lucille Stewart Howell Leach, age 97, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Sandy Ridge Assisted Living in Candor.

Mrs. Leach was born in Montgomery County on February 11, 1922, to Albert Arthur and Mary Lee Dunn Stewart. She was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church and was a retired kitchen worker at Autumn Care of Biscoe.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Max Cranford Howell; daughters, Donna Annette Howell and Trixie Leigh Howell Nicholson; and son, Stewart Spencer "Butch" Howell.

She is survived by her daughter, Sheila Howell Martin, of Biscoe; son, Danny Howell and wife, Sarah, of Troy; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday, April 11, at Phillips Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 12, at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jack Phillips officiating. Interment will follow in Candor Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Tabernacle Baptist Church, 523 Tabernacle Church Road, Candor, NC 27229.