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100 Branchview Drive NE
PO Box 344
Concord, NC 28025
Phone: 704-786-3168
Fax: 704-782-5766
Elsie Howell

Elsie Springstead Howell

Sunday, February 29th, 1920 - Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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Mrs. Elsie Springstead Howell, 99, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at The Gardens of Taylor Glen.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 29, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Suzanne Dornsmith of Forest Hill UMC. The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm on Friday, June 28, 2019 at Wilkinson Funeral Home.

Elsie was born on February 29, 1920 in Brooksville, FL to the late John D. and Mary Baldwin Springstead. She moved to Concord in March, 1941 as a newlywed. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Fred Lee Howell, Jr.; brothers, Frank and Chan Springstead; son-in-law, John R. Cockrell.

Bridge was one of her passions, playing daily until her health would not allow. She also enjoyed playing golf, book-club, needlework, and being in Circle at Forest Hill UMC.

She is survived by her daughters, Debbie Cockrell of Concord, Sharon Lee Bensch and husband George W. of Acampo, CA; grandchildren, Scott, Katie, Laura, Greg, Freddy, and Rob; 12 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Forest Hill UMC, 265 Union Street N., Concord, NC 28025.

On-line condolences may be left at www.wilkinsonfuneralhome.com
Wilkinson Funeral Home is assisting the Howell family.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, June 28th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, June 28th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Wilkinson Funeral Home
    Address
    100 Branchview Dr. NE
    CONCORD, NC 28025
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  • Service

    Saturday, June 29th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, June 29th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery
    Address
    100 St Johns Church Rd
    CONCORD, NC 28025
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  • Interment

    Location
    St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery
    Address
    100 St Johns Church Rd
    CONCORD, NC 28025
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Belva Baxter

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Debbie, I am so sorry at the loose of your Mom. Losing a Mom is very hard. My prayers for peace is for you at this time.
I am unable to attend but I am therefor you.
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