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Carrie M. Howard

Carrie M. Howard, 86, of Forest Oak Lane, Suffolk, transitioned Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at her residence. She was a native of Nansemond County (Suffolk) and the daughter of the late George Sears and Mary Lou Eason. She was preceded in death by her husband, James William Howard; two brothers, Harrison (Happy) Eason and Richard (Tom) Eason; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was a member of TBOC and its senior choir, gospel choir and Sunday school.

She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter, Mia Goodman (David), of Suffolk; one son, David Bowers, of Suffolk; two sisters, Amelia Goodman (Raymond) and the Rev. Brenda Boone-Smith (the Rev. William); and nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A funeral will be held at noon, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at Tabernacle Baptist Outreach Center (TBOC) on Nansemond Parkway, officiated by the Rev. Trevon Boone. Interment will be in the Eason Family Cemetery. Condolences maybe extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com. Professional services with dignity have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home Inc.