Royce Ann Howard

Royce Ann Howard, 64, a resident of Willow Springs, N.C., passed away Friday Jan. 10, 2020, in the Transition Hospice Home in Raleigh, N.C.

Royce was born Sept. 11, 1955, in Philippi a daughter of the late Carl L. and Betty Lucille (Bean) Phillips. Royce was united in marriage on Jan. 2, 1988, to Timothy Wayne Howard, who survives at home.

Also surviving are, two children, James Howard of Buffalo, New York and Ariel Stanfield and husband, Brian, of Willow Springs, N.C.; sister, Carla Phillips; brothers, Jesse Phillips and wife, Penny, of Bruceton Mills, Kent Phillips and wife, Lora, Bryan Phillips and wife, Dianna, both of Philippi; and granddaughter, Zelda Stanfield.

Royce worked as a cashier for Target.

Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home and Crematory 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Tuesday Jan. 14, from 6-8 p.m. and on Wednesday Jan. 15, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. with Pastor Larry Poling officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wrightfuneralhomeservices.com.