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Howard B. Crain

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Howard B. Crain, 78, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2008, in Alamogordo. He was
born May 16, 1929, in Magnolia, Ark., to Harold Wayne and La Rue Migdon (Bean)
He was a resident of Alamogordo since 1954, where he met and later married Rose Mary
Henderson Nov. 4, 1977, in Alamogordo. Howard owned H and R Automotive and
worked for RCA Corp. at Holloman Air Force Base. He was a lifetime member of the
VFW Post 7686 and a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 2016.
Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Rose Mary, of the family home; four children,
Curtis Holder, Cheryl Harris and husband Charlie, Paul Dalton Holder, all of
Alamogordo, and Kevin Crain and wife Wendy; four grandchildren; four great-
grandchildren, all of Alamogordo; two nieces; three grandnieces and one grandnephew,
all of Ashdown, Ark.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister Carolyn Atkins.
Cremation will take place locally at PCS, entrusted to the care of Alamogordo Funeral

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Apr. 18 to May 4, 2008
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