Obituary of Howard Stines, Sr ~ 2009
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Mr. Howard Stines, Sr., age 88 of Marion went home to be with the Lord on Monday March 2, 2009 at The McDowell Hospital. Mr. Stines was born in Madison County on June 9, 1920 and was the son of the late John and Mary Davis Stines. He was a member of Chapel Hill Baptist Church and retired from Jack C. James Hosiery Mill. Preceding Mr. Stines in death are three sons: Johnny Stines, Howard Stines, Jr. and Dewayne Burleson. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Surviving Mr. Stines is his wife Annie Marie Stines of the home; five children: Tommy and wife Annette, Randy, Vanessa, Rebecca and husband Roger and Donna and husband Mike; twelve grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held Thursday March 5, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Chapel Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Eric Grindstaff officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials should be made to the Stines Family c/o Chapel Hill Baptist Church 1791 Chapel Hill Church Loop Marion, NC 28752. Westmoreland Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family. An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday March 4, 2008 Volume 15 # 9