TRENTON - Sidney Braxton Howard, 82, of Trenton died Sunday, September 16, 2012, at Vidant Health Care in Greenville. He was a member of the Lamb House Church on Comfort Hwy. Braxton was a member of the Zion Lodge No. 81 and past master of the Richland Masonic Lodge. He was a member of the Ruritan Club, and American Legion Trenton Post 143. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alton and Blanche Howard; his wife, Ophelia Howard; granddaughter Janice Howard; and son-in-law Bobby Forbes. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 19, 2012, at 7 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, Richlands with the Reverend Frankie Lowery officiating. Burial will be Thursday, September 20, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Onslow Memorial Park with Masonic Rites. He is survived by his son, Don Howard and wife Ann, of Trenton; daughter Sharon Forbes and special friend Rodney Hudnell, of Greenville; brothers Andre Howard of Dahlonega, Ga., Alfred Howard of Kenansville; grandchild Jeremy Howard; great-grandchild Faith Howard; and special friend Nancy Jones. The family will receive friends following the service on Wednesday night at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, Richlands. Online condolences may be made at johnsonfuneralhomes.com Arrangements by Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands. Sign the guest book at kinston.com. (Paid obituary)
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Published in Free Press from September 18 to September 21, 2012