Howard Ellison Easter (1940 - 2018)


Howard Ellison Easter, 78, of Galax, Va., passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at his home.
He was born in Fancy Gap on May 23, 1940, to Joseph Benjamin and Thelma Vada Cagle Easter.
Survivors include his wife, Zollie Rosalee Easter; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and John A. Farmer, all of Galax; sisters and brothers-in-law, Sallie Easter Marshall and John of Woodlawn and Margaret Easter McCraw and Carlie of Fancy Gap; two grandchildren and spouses; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral was held June 22, 2018, at 5 p.m. in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Tim Gentry, Elder Jesse Hutchins and Elder LeRay Smith officiating. Burial followed in the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.
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Galax, VA 24333
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Published in Galax Gazette from June 25 to June 26, 2018
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