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Charlene Elizabeth Spruill-Howard

August 2, 2007

Charlene Elizabeth Spruill-Howard died Wednesday August 2, 2007 in Manteo after a courageous battle with illness.  She was 49.  Charlene was born October 9, 1957 in Hyde County to Millie Young and Claudius Shelton.  Charlene will be remembered as a devoted and loving mom and wife.  She also built a career as a successful chef and worked at several well known, local restaurants.

Besides her devoted husband Michael Howard, Charlene leaves to cherish her memory adoptive parents, Elizabeth and Samuel Farrow (deceased); four sons, Ryan Spruill, Sharron Farrow, Jamel Howard, and Aaron Farrow; one daughter Shakema Spruill all of Manteo; two grandchildren David Jonique Spruill of Manteo, and Tyron Farrow of Virginia; her sisters, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of dear friends.

The family will hold a visitation in the Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. Chapel Saturday August 4, from 6:00 O’clock to 8 O’clock in the evening.  The funeral service will take place Sunday August 5, 2007 at 2 O’clock in the afternoon at Free Grace Church of Christ Disciples of Christ church on Sir Walter Raleigh Street in Manteo.  Burial will follow the service at the Free Grace church Cemetery.  Elder Carrie G. Holmes, Pastor will officiate.  Those wishing to sign the on-line register may do so at www.GallopFuneral Services.com.