Howard, Mary Sue Blevins
Mary Sue Blevins Howard

HICKORY - Mrs. Mary Sue Blevins Howard, 68, died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at her residence, after a period of declining health. Mrs. Howard was born December 27, 1934, in Yancey County, the daughter of the Flora Silver Blevins of Rutherford College and the late Print Blevins.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Nathan Howard of the home; daughters, Vicky Shuford of Yancey County and Nona Simmons of Washington, DC; brothers, J. Howard Blevins of Granite Falls, Steve Blevins of Rutherford College and Warren Blevins of Robbinsville; sisters, Ruth Powell of Burnsville, Christine Blevins of the home, Rita Adkins and Dixie Hall, both of Rutherford College, Hazel Curtis of Black Mountain and Elizabeth Livingston of Virginia Beach, VA; stepsons, Perry Howard, David Howard and Eric Howard, all of Crossville, TN and Michael Howard of Atlanta, GA; five grandchildren and seven step-grandchildren.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2003 at Calvary Baptist Church, Valdese, with the Reverend Leonard Lindsey officiating.

The family received friends Saturday at Heritage Funeral Home, Valdese, NC.

  George Silver Sr. ->
    George Silver Jr. ->
      Rev. Thomas Silver ->
        John Milton Penland Silver ->
          Flora Etta Silver m. Print Blevins ->
            Mary Sue Blevins m. Nathan Howard

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Transcriber: John (James) Silver

Last updated 8/12/2003 Barney Kaufman