Mrs. Mary Gwinell Howe

  • DIED: December 27, 2017
  • LOCATION: Toccoa, Georgia

Mrs. Mary Gwinell Howe, age 83, of Toccoa, GA; passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at her home.

Born July 6, 1934 in Toccoa, GA, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Maude Holcomb Payne.

Mrs. Howe retired from Toccoa Casket Company and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church..

Family members include a daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Daniel Keener; grandchildren, Chad Keener, Candace and Chad Smith, and Dustin and Amanda Keener; a sister, Polly McMinn; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at eleven o'clock Friday, December 29, 2017 from the Chapel of Whitlock Mortuary with the Rev. Michael Staley officiating.

Burial will follow at Stephens Memorial Gardens.

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers; Austin Hicks, Jason Hicks, Jimmy Hicks, Terry Garner, Alan Yearwood, and Bryon Bennett.

The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 6pm – 8pm on Thursday.

Flowers are optional. The family suggest that memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.


“ Kellie Rae, Will, Chad and Family May God give you His Grace and Comfort. ”

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