Born in Missouri

Elizabeth I. Howe, 86, died April 26, 2007. Mrs. Howe was born in Hannibal, Mo. and had resided in Portage Lakes for 4 1/2 years, moving there from Columbus.

She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Celia and Clarence Chandler of Hartville, Mary and Don Lowe of Eatonton, Ga. and Lynda and Pat Tebelak of Cuyahoga Falls and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A private family service will be conducted. Final resting place is Beverly Cemetery in Beverly. The family suggests memorials be made to Hospice of VNS 3358 Ridgewood Road, Akron 44333-6118. Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.