Donna Marie Howe, age 69 of Murphy, NC passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021. Mrs. Howe was born February 3, 1951 in St. Charles Michigan, to the late Donald Utley and the late Marie Vacca. Donna and her husband have been a resident of Murphy, NC since 1990. She is preceded in death by her parents Donald Utley and Marie Utley and brother Duane Utley.
Survived by her husband, Oscar Eugene Howe which loves and cherishes every moment he had with the love of his life, sisters, Christine Lowe, Carol Utley, and Cathy Mullins, brother, Donald Utley, children, Sherry Howe, Keith Utley, and Lisa Picklesimer, grandchildren, Chelsea Howe, Logan Stanley, Brandon Howe, Whitney Howe, Michael Martin, Bryce Martin, Lexi Howe, Bristol Picklesimer, Knox Floyd, Roxy Floyd, Branson Lance, Rhett Lance, and Curtis Turner, great-grandchildren, Landyn Mansbridge, Grayson Howe, and Cortland Mansbridge.
Arrangements entrusted to the Finch-Cochran Funeral Home of McCaysville, Ga. You may send your condolences to the family and sign the guest register book at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.