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Carrie Howard


April 25, 1933 - May 9, 2023

Mrs. Carrie Deloach Howard, age 90, entered peacefully into rest, Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at her residence with her loving family at her side.

The life long native of Bulloch County was the last surviving child of fithteen born to the late William "Bud" and Victoria Gilmore Deloach.

She attended the public school system of Bulloch County and later received her certificate in adult education.

Mrs. Howard was a member of Mission for Souls Church, Brooklet Georgia.

As a resident of the Statesboro and Whitesville community, Mrs. Howard spent most of her adult life fighting for citizen's rights to be preserved and respected. She served as president of the Whitesville Resource and Development Organization, Inc. for more than thirty five years. As a leader in the Bulloch County community, she worked untiredlessly with untirelessly with community leaders to improve the standard for living for all.

Mrs. Carrie Deloach Howard received numerous service awards and honors. She was a 1990 recipient of the Dean Day Smith Service to Mankind Award, the Outstanding President's Award by the Bulloch County NAACP, the Environmental Hero's Award by the Environmental Community Action, Inc., the Charlie Lewis, Sr., Democratic Pioneer Award and many other accolades.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, William R, Howard, Jr., her sons, Victor R. "Boo" Howard and William R. "Cuda" Howard.

Mrs. Howard leaves to cherish her legacy of love and dedication: a devoted daughter, Minister Caroll (Julius) Hunter, Statesboro, GA; a daughter-in-law, Terri Darby Howard, Statesboro, GA; Ten grandchildren, William “Corey” Howard, Garden City, GA, Rev. Christopher (Mignon) Howard, Julian L. (Patrice) Hunter, Paul R. Hunter, Sierra Howard, Daphne (Tony) Hodge, Brian (Natasha) Lovett and Orunda (Loletta) Elliott all of Statesboro, GA; Quentin (Lashoda) Howard and Jerrian (Ashley) Black, both of Atlanta, GA; 18 great-grand children and one great-great grand; sisters-in-law, Martha Riggs and Mae Alma Knight both of Statesboro, GA; Mary Foster, Cincinnati, OH; a brother-in-law, Freddie Grant, Sr., Statesboro, GA; a special friend, Missionary Betty Florence, Statesboro, GA, a host of loving nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends that she loved dearly.

The Howard family will received friends on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, from the hours of 6pm to 8pm in the chapel of Hill's Mortuary, Inc.

The funeral service for Mrs. Carrie Deloach Howard, will be held 1 pm, Thursday, May 18, 2023, at Statesboro Mission Outreach Ministries, Inc., with the Rev. Christopher Howard, Presiding and the Bishop Virgil Badie, Officiating. Burial will follow in the Bulloch Memorial Gardens.

Final rites have been entrusted to Hill's Mortuary, Inc.

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