Mary Ellen (Howard) Wilson, age 90 of Wintersville, OH passed away on May 4, 2020. She was born on January 26, 1930, daughter of the late Roy and Era Beard in Reform, AL. She was the beloved wife of the late Leslie H. Howard. She was preceded in death by her son, Michael A. Howard, a daughter, Linda M. Martin (recently deceased April 11, 2020), two sisters, Mattie Edwards and Carrie Mullins, and two brothers, John Beard and Ben Beard.
Mary completed high school and later worked as a nursing assistant and housekeeper at Forester Nursing Home in Wintersville, OH. She attended the Second Baptist Church in Steubenville, OH for many years.
She was an excellent cook and enjoyed gardening. She was also a loving and giving person as well as a wise advisor.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Harold (Lovelle) Howard, Arlene F. Howard and Joyce A. Howard, two sisters, Betty Rhone and Mabel Beard, thirteen grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and many friends and family.
Visitation will be on Friday, May 8, 2020, from 10:00 AM -11:00 AM with funeral services following at 11:00 AM at Vinson Mortuary 711 N. 5th Street., in Steubenville, OH.
Due to the pandemic and out of concern for family and friends, safe distancing will be honored.
Arrangements entrusted to Vinson Mortuary LLC
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