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February 22, 2014

Inez Howze

Inez Houser Howze, 101, passed away on Feb. 22, 2014, in Leonard. She was born on Jan. 13, 1913, in Josephine to Ina Kuykendall and Jim Houser.

Inez married Frank Howze on June 20, 1936, in Dallas. He preceded her in death in 1971.

She graduated from Farmersville High School in 1930 and later graduated from St. Paul School of Nursing in Dallas in 1934. 

After her husband’s death, she returned to Josephine and served as mayor for two terms from 1974 to 1978.  She was manager for a short time for the Collin County District No.4 water department. Then, at age 65, she returned to the nursing profession, working at Rockwall Nursing Home for 15 years.  She retired at the age of 80.

Inez was a member of the Josephine Methodist Church.

Mrs. Howze is survived by six nieces.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, and three sisters.

There will be a visitation at 12 noon Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at Lynch Funeral Home in Caddo Mills. Funeral service will follow immediately beginning at 1 the Lynch Funeral Home chapel. Interment will follow in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Caddo Mills.

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