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Retha Elaine Barnes Howard

July 17, 1952 — February 20, 2023


Mrs. Retha Elaine Barnes Howard, age 70, of 1216 Elizabeth Road, Wilson, North Carolina transitioned to erternal rest on Monday, February 20, 2023.  A celebration of life will be Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023 at 2 pm at St. Paul Church of Christ, 4009 Lake Wilson, Rd., Wilson.  Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, Wilson.

A public viewing will be Friday, Feb. 24, 2023 from 3 pm to 6pm at Carrons Funeral Home 726 S. Tarboro St., Wilson, NC.  The family is receiving friends at the residence and will assemble there at 1 pm on Saturday in preparation for the funeral procession.  

Condolences may be directed to or faxed to 252.237.0120.  They may also be emailed to

Professional and caring service has been entrusted to Carrons Funeral Home, "The Willing Friend".

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