Remembering the Pine Belt: Sharon Turner Howse

12/26/58 -03-05-13 was a native a Hattiesburg. The daughter of Paul S. Turner and Betty Jo shields Turner grew up on 21st Ave. she graduated early from Hattiesburg High. Attended JCJC and USM earning BS and MS degrees in Journalism, Communications and Public Relations. She worked in k -12 education, at The Hattiesburg Anerican, office of public relations at USM, as editor of Waynesboro's Wayne County News, and at Mississippi Power in Long Beach in corporate Communications. She became disabled in 1998 and lived in Buckatunna at the time of her death. She is survived by her husband, Rick House Rick A daughter, Lane Ward Havard, a daughter, Jenna Howse, three sons, Eric Howse (died November 2, 2013) Kris Howse, and Scott Howse. 7 grandchildren: Kenzie, Hagan, and Kennedy Havard; Bostyn Howse and Kylie Crabtee: Chloe and Penny Davis. Sharon is survived by her brother, Glenn Turner, his wife Pam and their son Brad. She leaves behind a huge network if cousins, award winning writing, and her archives of clippings and tidbits of information. Sharon enjoyed socializing with her family, staying organized and collecting antique and unique jewelry. She was an avid reader and loved writing and editing and desktop publishing. - Howse Rick