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Avery Leroy ‘Lee’ Howard

Avery Leroy “Lee” Howard, 81, of Graham, N.C., formerly of Hillsborough, N.C., died peacefully at his home on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.

Mr. Howard was a native of Cleveland County and retired from Blythe Construction as a highway superintendent.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Jessie Howard. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Howard; daughters, Vone McDaniel and Phillis and Jerry Craig, all of Concord, N.C.; stepsons, Christopher and Alanna Smith from Graham, N.C., and Tom Smith from Raleigh, N.C.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held at Walker’s Funeral Home and Crematory of Mebane at 304 W. Center Street on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 1 to 3 p.m.
Memorials can be made to Hock Family Pavilion, Duke Homecare and Hospice, 4023 N. Roxboro Road, Durham, N.C. 27704.

An online guest register is available at www.walkersfuneralhomememebane.com.

Walker’s Funeral Home and Crematory of Mebane is serving the Howard family.

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