Mildred Lacy Howell, 82, of Rocky Mount, previously of Bedford passed away on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014 at Trinity Missions Health and Rehab. Mildred was born on Dec. 29, 1932 in Bedford County. A daughter of the late, John Frank Lacy and Gracie Padgett Lacy. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son, A. Barry Howell; sisters, Pearl, Helen, Mazie, Lelia and Audrey; brothers, Leon, Dillard and Theodore. Mildred was a loving mother, sister and friend who enjoyed gardening, cooking and spending time with her family and friends. She is survived by her daughter, Karen H. Mann; two sons, Christopher A. Howell and Tony L. Howell; two brothers, Carlton Lacy and Aubrey Lacy ; two very special friends, Peggy Dooley Key and Helen Key Arrington; also numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many other friends. A graveside service and celebration of her life was conducted at 12 noon, Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at Timber Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Donnie G. Glass officiating. To send condolences online please visit www.tharpfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford, (540)-586-3443.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8, 2015