Vera Alberta Houser

Thursday, April 18, 2013
Vera Alberta Houser

Vera Alberta Houser, 83, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott.

She was born on January 1, 1930, in Nimmons, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Roy Robert and Lorene (Broadway) Howell.

She was united in marriage to Paul Houser on Jan. 2, 1956. He preceded her in death on April 30, 1991. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Roy Howell, Jr., G.W. Howell, Arlin Howell, Troy Howell and Jimmy Howell and sisters, Audrey Schrader Darby, Louise Howell and Agnes Hatcher.

Survivors include her son, Robert Houser and wife Billie of Olive Branch, Miss.; two granddaughters, Kari Panbianco and husband Mike of New York, and Bobbie Houser of Olive Branch, Miss.; two great-grandsons: Anthony and Jackson Panbianco; three brothers: Dr. George B. Howell of Wichita, Kan., Gary Howell of Piggott, Ark. and Johnny Howell of Pollard, Ark. and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, at the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Andy Newbill officiating. Burial was in Piggott Cemetery. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., was in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Saturday morning prior to services at the funeral home.

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