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Betty Howry

May 21, 1928 - July 28, 2019

Service Date: August 24, 2019

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, August 24 at 2 pm in the James Wilson Funeral Home, 143 Gravity Rd, Lake Ariel, PA 18436 Betty’s son, Pastor Jon Howry will lead the service assisted by Rev. David Lee and Rev. William Henwood.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Global Outreach Mission: w.w.w.globaloutreach.com with whom the Howry’s have worked in recent years.

Betty Howry of Hamlin, PA went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 28th from The Regional Hospital of Scranton, PA. She was the devoted wife of 65 years to Rev. Edward Howry.

Born 1928 in Lancaster, PA she was the daughter of the late George and Lila Krider Pinkerton. Betty was a graduate of Gordon College where she majored in music and Christian education.

Serving as missionaries with her husband under The American Mission Opening Churches (AMOC) she helped to organize church choirs, Sunday schools, youth groups and ladies’ Bible studies. She also was a piano and organ teacher in the communities they served. A talented artist, she shared this talent with many with her oil painting and art classes.

Surviving with her husband are her beloved children: Sylvia Bullock and husband, Steven of Holden, MA; Jon Howry and wife Tammy of Berlin, NH; Cynthia Boyan and husband Paul of Holden, MA; a brother, Alfred Pinkerton of Laurel Fork, VA; 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, August 24 at 2 pm in the James Wilson Funeral Home, 143 Gravity Rd, Lake Ariel, PA 18436 Betty’s son, Pastor Jon Howry will lead the service assisted by Rev. David Lee and Rev. William Henwood.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Global Outreach Mission: w.w.w.globaloutreach.com with whom the Howry’s have worked in recent years.

For directions, to share a memory or to express your condolences to the family please visit jameswilsonfuneralhome.com

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