The death is announced of twhich sad event occurred at her Paynesville home on Thursday, June 16, 2016, at 5:45 a.m., following a brief illness. She was 92.
Madam Howe was born on April 6, 1924 at Spring Hill, Harper, Cape Palmas, unto the union of John and Louisa Howe.
She was baptized in the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation at Spring Hill, Harper.
She began her early education in Harper and later her parents moved her to Monrovia, where she obtained her secondary education.
She later returned to Harper and became secretary to the Supervisor of Schools.
In 1971 she was elected Member of the House of Representatives, and served until April 1980. While in Monrovia she became an active member of St. Stephen Episcopal Church, serving in many organizations including the Usher Guild until she reached her late 80s.
Madam Howe’s survivors include her sister, Sophie Howe; her daughter, Mrs. Cecelia Gallup; grandchildren Daniel Harmon, Anthony, Jonathan, Shane and Louisa Gallup; great grandchildren Shana, Christopher, Elijah and Magnolia, Daniel, Simantha, Micah, and Madia; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later.