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Clara Howell

June 19, 1925 ~ February 12, 2018 (age 92)
Clara Howell, age 92, of North Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018. Clara was born on June 19, 1925 in Ward, Arkansas, to Cleveland and Leona Yielding. She grew up in Lonoke County, Arkansas, and was the 4th oldest out of 8 children. Clara met her lifea€long companion of fifty years, Charles A. "C.A." Howell. The two wed on July 15, 1946, moved to Little Rock, and started their family. Clara started work at Tough Nut Factory and then moved to Teletype and Bell Telephone (now AT&T) where she ultimately retired. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, and annual family gatherings. Clara's life centered around her family, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Clara is survived by her granddaughters, Stephanie Cheatham (Nicholas) of Little Rock, AR, and Amanda Hardy (Rusty) of Little Rock, AR; a daughtera€ina€law, Angela Howell, of Little Rock, AR; great grandchildren, Tripp Clifton, Gabriella Kay Cheatham, Josephine Cheatham, and Ashley Floyd; a sister, Bea Cullen of Conroe, Texas; and brother, Leon Yielding (Pat) of North Little Rock, Arkansas. Clara is preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. "C.A." Howell; a son, Danny Howell; a daughter, Kay Dement; and siblings Charlie Yielding, Ray Yielding, Mattie Lee Hefner, Lena Mae Dawson, and Naomi Yielding; and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials can be made to The
American Cancer Society, First Baptist Church of Little Rock, or a charity of your choice.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., February 16, 2018, at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, 404 W. Dewitt Henry Drive, Beebe, Arkansas.
Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery will follow the service. Visitation will be 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 16, 2018 at Smith-Westbrook Funeral
Home in Beebe, Arkansas. Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home. www.SmithFamilyCares.com

Cemetery Details

Oak Grove Cemetery
500 Oak Grove Road
Austin, AR,

Visitation

FEB 16. 1:00 PM

Smith - Westbrook Funeral Home

404 W. Dewitt Henry Dr.

Beebe, AR, US, 72012

http://www.WestbrookFuneralHome.com

Funeral Service

FEB 16. 2:00 PM

Smith - Westbrook Funeral Home

404 W. Dewitt Henry Dr.

Beebe, AR, US, 72012

http://www.WestbrookFuneralHome.com

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