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Gloria Mae Howell

October 17, 1954 — February 13, 2022

The service will be streamed live at 11:00 a.m. To view the service, go to: https://link.edgepilot.com/s/1006581a/E2kNvlDbK0qqKMdA7KyLdg?u=http://www.fortfootebc.org/ Note: You need to scroll to the bottom of the page and click Join Live. Gloria Mae Howell, 67, was granted her wings on February 13, 2022. Her husband of 47 years, James L. Howell, was by her side. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends. Gloria was born October 17, 1954, in Halifax County, VA to David Jr. and Mary E. Carr, who both preceded her in death. She was the second oldest of ten children and assisted with nurturing and protecting her sisters and brothers. Gloria accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of the Sunflower Baptist Church in her hometown. Gloria renewed her faith in 2016 when she joined the Fort Foote Baptist Church, Fort Washington, MD. Gloria and James were married in April 1975, and their union produced two children James C. Howell and Monica Howell. She was a lioness who accepted and treated her many nieces and nephews like they were her own and would go to battle for anyone she loved. She absolutely loved children and devoted her time assisting many of her family members with raising their children. Gloria had two grandchildren James E. Howell and Naomi Howell, for whom she would have given her life. She leaves to cherish her memory her husband James L. Howell, one son James C. Howell (Amber) one daughter Monica Howell, two grandchildren James E. Howell and Naomi Howell, and a very special and devoted niece Cynthia Carr; four sisters Barbara Banks, Linda Hunter, Mary Ann Carr, Emma Goins (Jackie), five brothers Rickey Carr, James Carr (Tonya), Michael Carr, Otis Carr (Barbara), Jewel Carr (Michele); three brothers-in-laws, William Howell, Calvin (Evelyn) Howell, Franklin D. Howell; three sister-in-laws, Gwendolyn Howell-Newsome, Gwenervere (Curtis) Alexander; a very special sister-in-law Beatrice Howell; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Flowers or Donations: Fort Foote Baptist Church Home | Fort Foote Baptist Church (fortfootebc.org) * Due to COVID and facility restrictions, we (the family) would like to request donations be made to the church as a love offering in Gloria Howell’s name or designate it for the Parking Assistance program, in lieu of flowers. Giving: www.FortFooteBc.org (click on give online) - Givelify (Tap. Give. Done) - Cash App ($Fortfootebc) - or through mail to Fort Foote Baptist Church, 8310 Fort Foote Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744. REMEMBER: The reason for giving is "GMH Parking" or "Love Offering" to the church. Private Interment Maryland Veterans Cemetery 11301 Crain Highway Cheltenham, MD 20623 Note: The interment will take place on March 28, 2022, at 10:30a, and is restricted due to COVID protocol. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Gloria Mae Howell please visit our Sympathy Store.
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