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Gladys M. Howard

December 6, 1912 - July 10, 2014

Burial Date July 12, 2014

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Gladys Mason Howard, 101, of Fairfields Dr., Lynchburg, formerly of Brookneal, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 at The Summit Health and Rehab Center.  She was the wife of the late Wallace Howard.

Mrs. Howard was born in Charlotte County, December 6, 1912 a daughter of the late Lafayette Hale Mason and Mary Elizabeth Ward Mason.  She was a member of Hat Creek Presbyterian Church and a former member of the Bob White Club.

She is survived by one daughter, Joyce H. Milton (Lowell) of Lynchburg; three grandchildren, Craig Milton (Kristy) of Bedford, Terri M. Ripley (Matt), and Tamara A. Milton all of Forest; three great-grandchildren, David Milton of Lynchburg, Anna Ripley of Forest, Will Milton of Bedford; one great-great grandchild, Preston Milton.  She was preceded in death by one brother, Russell Mason; four sisters, Lorena Pollard, Lillie Shelton, Gracie Thurman and Elsie Rushin.

The family would like to thank the Garden’s Staff at the Summit for the loving care given Gladys during her stay there.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 pm Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Hat Creek Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Bart Edwards with interment to follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends following the funeral service in the church fellowship hall.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hat Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Colleen Elder, 4450 Hat Creek Rd., Brookneal, VA  24528.

Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal is assisting the family.