Margaret White Howard, 93, of Union Grove, N.C., passed away on Friday, December 4, 2020, at home. Mrs. Howard was born on September 19, 1927, in Iredell County. She was the daughter of the late Flake and Ethel White.

She was married to the late Wade Jarvis Howard, attended school in Union Grove and was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.

Mrs. Howard is survived by her twin sister, Sarah Hill of Wilmington, N.C.; her four children, Danny Howard (Mildred), Bobby Howard (Frieda), Jill Dotson (J.D.) and Kelly Howard (Deanna); seven grandchildren, Chad Howard, Lee Howard (Janet), Derrick Howard (Misty), Drew Dotson (Brooke), Thomas Dotson, Emily Wilhoit (Tanner) and Elizabeth Howard; great grandchildren, Joshua Howard, Lydia Howard, Tucker Howard, Sawyer Howard and Alice Dotson.

Private family graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 6, 2020, at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Randy Campbell officiating.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Ann Hinson, Jennifer Comer, Mary Harris and Lisa Summers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

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