Mrs. Ella Mae Howell Walker of North Wilkesboro died Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at her home. She was 74.
Mrs. Walker was born in Ashe County, on April 1, 1938, to George and Virginia Lewis Howell.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Walker is preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Holman, Lessie White, Ruby Howell; four brothers, Joe, Bill, George, and Walter.
Mrs. Walker is survived by three daughters, Carolyn Lewis, Melissa C. Johnson both of North Wilkesboro, Cathy Shatley and husband, John of Lansing; two sons, Randy W. Trivette of Roaring River and Junior Trivette and wife, Wilma of Lenoir; nineteen grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; four great, great grandchildren; one sister, Marthra Trivette of North Wilkesboro; one brother, John Howell of Virginia.
Funeral services were held at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at Bible Way Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Siceloff officiating. Burial was in Woodford Cemetery in Todd.
Flowers were accepted or memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home in North Wilkesboro was in charge of arrangements.