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Callie Elizabeth Stewart Howard

March 15, 1939 — August 13, 2022

Callie Elizabeth Stewart Howard

Callie Elizabeth Stewart Howard, 83, of Jonesborough, peacefully went to be with her heavenly Father on August 13, 2022 with her sons by her side at Holston Valley Medical Center, following a brief illness.

Callie was born March 15, 1939 to Ralph and Oma Lee McCrary Stewart. Following graduation from Holston High School, she went to work for United Inter Mountain Telephone Company (Sprint), where she retired after 30 years of service. Later she managed Maytag Coin Laundry in Bloomingdale. In 1966, Callie married the love of her life, Robert E. (Bob) Howard, to whom she was married for 49 years until his passing in 2015.

Callie enjoyed being a homemaker and was a wonderful cook, who loved taking care of her family and tending to her garden and canning. She was a loving compassionate wife, mother and a friend to all who knew her.

Other than her parents, Callie was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Robert E. (Bob) Howard; sisters, Mary Ann Stewart, Florence (Jim) Clamon and Geraldine McCrary; brothers, Frankie Stewart, Ralph Stewart, Jr.; father and mother-in-law, Hermie and Edna Howard; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jack K. and Mary Howard Dougherty, Carl and Nancy Howard Barger; nephew, Ernie Stewart and several cousins.

She is survived by her sons, Robert Lee Howard (Kelly), Donald Stewart Howard; sister, DeLisa Williams; sisters-in-law, Earline Stewart and Carol Boyd Stewart; nieces, Sherry Stewart, Teresa Amyx, Andrea McCrary and Angela Lawson; nephews, Bobby Stewart (Lisa), Rusty Stewart (Traci), Andy Sprayberry (Sissy), Jamie Clamon and Daniel Howard Dougherty; cousins, Josie Wines, Rhonda Larkins, Scotty McCrary, Jerry Allen McCrary, Phyllis White and Eddie Stewart; several great and great-great nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, August 18, 2022 at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Fall Branch. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with, Rev. Roy Ferguson officiating. Graveside services will be conducted on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Logans Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Friends and family will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fall Branch Volunteer Fire Department, 106 Ruritan Road, Fall Branch, TN 37656.

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Visitation

Thursday, August 18, 2022

5:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Fall Branch

1747 TN-93, Fall Branch, TN 37656

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Funeral Service

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Starts at 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Fall Branch

1747 TN-93, Fall Branch, TN 37656

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Graveside Service

Friday, August 19, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Logan's Chapel United Methodist Church

Fall Branch, TN

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