Lori Howerton
1961 - 2021
BORN
1961
DIED
2021

Lori (Usherwood) Howerton

Oct. 29, 1961 - Jan. 7, 2021

NORMAL - On January 7, 2021, Lori Howerton went home to be with her Lord and Savior.

Lori (Usherwood) Howerton was born October 29, 1961 in Lincoln, Illinois to John and Essie Usherwood. She married Rick Howerton on August 7, 1982 in Lincoln. They have three sons: Jared (Bridget) Howerton, Zachary (Alisha) Howerton, and Isaac Howerton. They have three grandchildren: Mila, Atlys, and Hayes. Lori is also survived by her mother, Essie Usherwood and two sisters: Julie (Jim) Heidebrink and Melanie (Jon) Wright; her sister-in-law, Kayla Usherwood; and many nieces and nephews. Her father, John Usherwood, and her brother, John W. Usherwood, preceded her in death.

Lori graduated from Olympia High School in 1979 and then St. John's Hospital School of Nursing, Springfield. She worked many years as a nurse for Family Medical Center in Lincoln. Later, Lori served as an Administrator of Evergreen Village, Normal. Lori was a member of Eastview Christian Church, Normal and faithfully served as a Ministry Partner.

Lori's celebration of life will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Eastview Christian Church, Normal with Pastor Mike Baker and Nicki Green officiating. Burial will follow after the service at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington. Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the church on Thursday. Memorials can be made to Spread Truth, Howerton Education Fund for Lori's grandchildren, or Eastview Christian Church.

Calvert & Metzler Memorial home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.calvertmemorial.com.


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Published by The Pantagraph on Jan. 12, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jan
14
Visitation
11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Eastview Christian Church
, Normal, Illinois
Jan
14
Celebration of Life
1:00p.m.
Eastview Christian Church
, Normal, Illinois
Funeral services provided by:
Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home Bloomington Chapel
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Team Baywatch (State Farm)
January 17, 2021
I am so very sorry, Isaac and family. If mom was anything like you Isaac, she was as good as it gets. She made a difference in this life for the positive, by bringing you into it. Most Sincerely, Steve
Steve Milligan
January 13, 2021
Sorry to learn of Lori´s passing. She was an amazing women, and fought a courage´s battle against the Cancer. She knew this day would come, but she made the most of the time she had. She was thrilled to have seen her grandchildren and spend what short time she had with them. She supported me when my husband died of Pancreatic Cancer, which I greatly appreciated. I enjoyed working with her and cherished our friendship. God decided her work on earth was done.
Mary Mercer
January 12, 2021
This dear lady went to chemo with me several times to give me support. It meant a lot to me. I know she fought a hard battle. So sorry to the family, prayers for you.
Peg Mann
January 12, 2021
Your loss is Heaven's gain. She fought a good fight and won the race. She was such a testimony to our Lord and Savior. Praise the Lord you will see her again!
Clara Miller
January 12, 2021
Rick and family, so sorry to hear about Lori, sending prayers and comfort to all of you.
Deb Ertl
January 12, 2021
I am very sorry for your loss. God Bless your family.
Jim Palmer
January 12, 2021
Rick & Melanie,
“I am sooo sorry to hear about Lori’s passing!” I pray that the memories she leaves behind brings you all much comfort. Such a beautiful soul! My thoughts & prayers are with you.
Julie Barger
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January 12, 2021