(Orange, Texas)


March 25, 2013

Marjorie Howe

ORANGE — Marjorie Howe, 90 of Orange, Texas died peacefully and joined her husband Marvin Earl Howe on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in Waco, Texas. She was born on August 2, 1922 in Akron, Ohio. She lived her life to the fullest, finding meaning in pursuits of her education at North Dallas High School, North Texas Agricultural College, and the University of Texas where she met Earl, of her service to her country as a WAVE in the United States Navy during World War II and with the FBI in Washington, D.C., of her career as a Licensed Vocational Nurse tending to those in need within hospitals and nursing homes, and of her family life guiding and raising her three children, imposing her joy for living, sense of humor, and positive regard towards everyone she met.

Marjorie is survived by her sister Roberta Taylor of San Antonio, TX, and by her three children, Alex Howe and his wife Carol of Waco, TX, Chris Howe and his wife Myrtle of Orange, TX, Roberta Thornton and her husband Neal of Liberty, TX, and her eight grandchildren Amanda Lookingbill and her husband Loren of Hallsburg, TX, Brian Howe and Jenn of Pittsburgh, PA, Travis Thornton and his wife Hannah of Lorton, VA, Robert Thornton of San Antonio, TX, Lt. Jack Thornton of Ft. Sill, OK, Jacqueline Howe of Bridge City, TX, Mel Shelley of Birmingham, AL, Chris Shelley of Orange, TX and her five great-grandchildren Kylee Parker and her husband Chase of Orange, TX, Jessica Shelley of Orange, TX, and Nathaniel, Audrey and Samuel Thornton of Lorton, VA.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents Kenneth and Anne Alexander and her husband Earl Howe.

The family wants to thank all the individuals who provided friendship and a measure of care to Marjorie and her family during her life’s journey. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in her name either to the First Presbyterian Church of Orange, TX or to the Livestrong Foundation of Austin, TX.

Memorial services commemorating her birth and life will be held in August at the First Presbyterian Church in Orange, TX. Interment will follow at the First Presbyterian Church Columbarium Garden. Details of the exact date and time of the services will be shared in July.

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