Nelda R. Howes Nelda R. Howes, 86, of Madison, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Geneva Village Retirement Community. She was born June 13, 1926, in Wellsville, to Grace Alpha (Wilson) and Harry Edward Close, and married Gordon W. Howes on March 27, 1948, in Geneva. Nelda was a 1944 graduate of Geneva High School and a member of North Madison Church of Christ (New Day Christian Church) for over 45 years. She loved spending time with her family. She is survived by her sons, Mark (Stephanie) Howes of Lancaster, Robert Howes of Kingwood, Texas, and Jonathon (Sharon) Howes of Newtown; daughters, Nancy (Todd) Roberts and Beth (Randy) Trice, both of Madison; 17 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and sisters, Norma Funk and Blair Close. Friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013 at The Behm Family Fune,ral Home, 26 River St., Madison. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at the funeral home. Final resting place will be at North Madison Cemetery in Madison.
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Published in www.News-Herald.com on Apr. 6, 2013