Charles Fredrick Howe

Monday, October 14, 2013

Mr. Charles Fredrick Howe, age 38, of Rector, Ark., passed away Sunday, October 13, 2013 at his home. Born April 17, 1975 in Grand Rapids, Mich., he was the son of Kenneth and Shirley (Hartwick) Howe. He was employed by Anchor Packaging in Paragould, Ark. and enjoyed carpentry, fishing and riding four wheelers with the children.

He is survived by his wife: Vanessa Howe of the home; one daughter: Erika Howe of the home; one son: Aiden Howe of the home; his father: Kenneth Howe of Supply, Ark.; his brother: James Phelps of Marmaduke, Ark.; three sisters: Vicki Travis of Reyno, Ark., Melissa Travis of Paragould, Ark. and Michelle Oien of Washington. Mr. Howe also leaves several nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends.

Mr. Howe was preceded in death by his mother: Shirley Howe; his grandmother: Arvema Northrup and his paternal grandparents: Kenneth and Rose Howe.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday Oct.17, 2013 at the Smith's Chapel outside of Boydsville, Ark. with Rev. Kenny Burns officiating. Burial will follow in the Parks Cemetery in Rector, Ark. with Faith Funeral Service of Manila, Ark. in charge of arrangements. The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday Oct. 16, at the church. Pallbearers will be Micah Bruce, Justin Fletcher, Allen Gardner, Darren McFatridge, David Nelson and Berry Sanders.