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Sharon (Sherry) Denise Howe

May 20, 1959 January 27, 2018
Sharon (Sherry) Denise  Howe
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Obituary for Sharon (Sherry) Denise Howe

Mrs. Sharon (Sherry) Denise Howe, age 58, of Rockmart, GA passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018 surrounded by her family at the residence of her niece in Arnoldsville, GA.

She was born in LaGrange, GA on May 20, 1959, a daughter of Wayne T Denney, Sr. and Jean Smith Denney.

Sherry was a 1977 graduate of LaGrange High School and received a degree in Early Childhood Education at UGA in 1981, graduating summa cum laude. She continued her education at LaGrange College where she earned a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. She began her teaching career at Crocker Primary in Hogansville, GA before moving to Rockmart, where she taught at Eastside Elementary School until her retirement in 2013. Mrs. Howe was a member of Rockmart First United Methodist Church and was very active in church ministries.

She is survived by her husband, Michael A. Howe, whom she married on December 31, 1986 in LasVegas, NV; daughter Molly E. Howe of Sandy Springs; a brother, Tim Denney (Anne) of Hogansville; one sister, Dawn Denney Newman (Pete) of LaGrange; father-in-law Jerry Howe of Winamac, IN; two brother-in-laws: Rob Howe (Connie) and Don Howe (Sue), both of Winamac, IN; one sister-in-law, Julie Howe Overwein of Florence, KY; several nieces and nephews: Chris Denney, Eric, and Evan Howe, Donny and Beth Howe, Ashlee and Andrew Howe; and special nieces who served as caregivers during her illness Ashley and Hilary Metz.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 11:30 AM in the Sanctuary of the Rockmart First United Methodist Church with Rev. Jeanette Dickens and Rev. Martha Dye officiating and eulogies given by family and friends.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the home of Kristy Hunt and Saturday from 10:00 AM until the service hour in the Parlor at Rockmart First United Methodist Church.

The family respectfully requests that flowers be omitted and memorial contributions be made to Rockmart First United Methodist Church, Polk County Humane Society, Literacy Program of Georgia, Ferst Foundation for Literature or a charity of your choice.

This announcement is made on behalf of the family by the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home.
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Visitation

Saturday

3

Feb

10:00 AM 2/3/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 2/3/2018 11:30:00 AM
First United Methodist Church of Rockmart

135 W. Church St.
Rockmart, GA 30153

There will also be a visitation on Friday evening at the home of Kristy Hunt from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Visitation on Saturday will be in the Parlor at Rockmart First United Methodist Church.

First United Methodist Church of Rockmart
135 W. Church St. Rockmart 30153 GA
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

3

Feb

11:30 AM 2/3/2018 11:30:00 AM
First United Methodist Church of Rockmart

135 W. Church St.
Rockmart, GA 30153

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First United Methodist Church of Rockmart
135 W. Church St. Rockmart 30153 GA
United States
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