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Obituary – Bobby Gene Howerton

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Bobby Gene Howerton 

June 10,1930 – December 20. 2020

Bobby “Bob” Howerton was born June 10, 1930, in Altus, Oklahoma, to Merle Thomas Howerton and Iva Lee Boren-Howerton and departed this life Sunday, December 20, 2020, in hospice care at Weisbrod Memorial Hospital in Eads at the age of 90. 

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; wife Elberta “Bert” Keathley Howerton; one daughter, Connie Sue McPherson; two older sisters, Alice Mae Seals and Iva Merle “Typee” Partney; as well as by one younger brother, Thomas Merle Howerton. 

He is survived by three daughters, Peggy Wyatt of Penrose, Donna Huddleston of Colorado Springs, and Tina (Scott) Miner of Perryton, Texas; seven grandchildren, Rev. M. Blake (Heather) Wyatt, Megan Lening, Jason (Kristen) Huddleston, Dony (Ginger) McPherson, Bobbi (Josh) Scott, Michael (Lisa) Miner, and Brad (Kim) Miner; nineteen great grandchildren, Matthew (Devin) Wyatt, Anna Wyatt, Brian (Miranda) Lening, Kameron (Brieana Chavez) Lening, Dakota Lening, Kynajo Lening, Sophia, Jonas, and Quinn Huddleston, Layla and Carmen McPherson, Jamion, Cliff, Kari, London and Nate Scott, Caysie Miner; and Dustin and Dakota Miner; two great great grandchildren, Avarie Lening and Emma Wyatt; and one sister, Wanda (Sam) Fosdick of Manzanola. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and a host of friends. 

Due to current COVID-19 guidelines, a private interment for the family will be held at the Eads Cemetery under the direction of Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel. A public graveside service is being planned for a later date.