Mrs. Henri Ella Howard, age 97 of Jamestown, passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at the Signature Health Care of Fentress Co.
Henri Ella was a member of Jamestown Methodist Church. She was an owner of two successful businesses, Fentress County Florist and The Country Peddler along with her daughter Carole. She was a member of Jamestown Lions Club and Jamestown Garden Club. She and her husband, Carl, loved serving their community through the Lions Club with the sight conservation and selling the brooms made by the blind and buying eyeglasses for the school children.
Their real love was helping with Old Timers Day at Pickett State Park each year. They enjoyed the pickers and singers playing the old time music. They made many friends throughout the years at the park. Henri Ella was well known for her friend apple pies. Visitors from far and wide would ask for her pies the first thing. They truly loved all of their Lions Club friends.
Henri Ella was wonderful homemaker, learning to cook and bake at a very young age, made her one of the best around. She was a great seamstress and loved making clothes for Carole and herself. She also had a unique talent for flowers design. Through her years in the florist business, she traveled to many design schools to learn the latest in flower arranging. She served the people every day, including holidays and working all hours of the night. She loved the people and was a very caring and devoted business lady.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, May 6, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Fentress Memorial Gardens in Jamestown.
Mrs. Howard is survived by her:
Daughter, Carole York and husband Dickie
Grandchildren, Nathan Howard
Megan York Lyons and husband Will
Great-grandchildren, Curtis Howard and wife Cyanna
Cory Howard and wife Megan
Great Great Grandchildren, Ellanor and Mason
Special Friend, Tressie Newport
Sisters, Doris Howell
Sister-in-law, Joan Upchurch
A host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends
She is preceded in death by her:
Husband, Carl Howard
Son, Dennis Howard
Parents, Henry Harrison and Ella Anne (Young) Rogers
Brother, Will L. Rogers
Sisters, Freeda Hallmark
Alva Jean Beaty
Avo Rena Flowers
Nephews, Roger Beaty
Memorials for Springs Chapel Cemetery Fund can be left at Jennings Funeral Homes of mailed to the funeral home at P.O. Box 765, Jamestown, TN 38556.
Jennings Funeral Homes of Jamestown is in charge of services for Mrs. Henri Ella Howard of Jamestown.