James Howe
James Howe

Obituary of James Emmett Howe

James "Jack" Emmett Howe III was born August 16, 1935, in Longview, Texas.  He is preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia; his parents: Doshia and Emmett Howe, two sons: Michael James and Kevin James; and his brother Hershel (Bonnie of Atlanta, Tx)

 

He is survived by his daughters: Vickie Langston of Queen City, Texas; Jadeana (Steve) Wix of Westmoreland, Tennessee; Tonya (Roy) Edwards of Bethpage, Tennessee; his sister Melba Pearman; his brother Robert (Renee) Howe; he is also survived by 8 grandchildren: Mindy, Kristen, Victor, Andrew, Marissa, Jayna, Alex, and Zack and by 9 great grandchildren: Ava, Tesla, Evan, Emma, Aubree, Elizabeth, Jeremiah, Arthur and Henry. Mr. Howe was an active member of New Hope Baptist Church for 44+ years. Over the years Jack sang in the choir, was a youth director (along with his wife, Sylvia), taught Sunday School, printed the bulletin for 35 years, was Sunday School Secretary, took care of the cemetery and church grounds, and worked the media at the church. He also cooked breakfast for the Gideon’s for 12+ years. Jack served in the U.S. Army Special Forces from 1958-60 as a Green Beret. He worked in construction, owned and operated a sawmill with his brothers, drove a semi-truck, and ran an upholstery business among other vocations in his life. Jack was also known far and wide for his Snickerdoodles and fried pies!

 

 May God greet him as his good and faithful servant! 

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Sunday
19
December

MEMORIAL SERVICES

2:00 pm
Sunday, December 19, 2021
New Hope Baptist Church
2924 Co Rd 4919
Bloomburg, Texas, United States
(903)7285394
PASTOR DAVID BAXLEY OFFICIATING. SERVICES ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. THE FAMILY REQUESTS THAT THE BURIAL BE PRIVATE WITH IMMEDIATE FAMILY ONLY.
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