Memorial Biographies of General Baptist Ministers
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Rev. Charlie Hubbard Howard (Bro. Charlie, his friends chose to call him) was born February 24, 1893, near Blackford, Kentucky, the fifth son of Missouri Ann Edmondson and William Howard. He was found dead in bed at his home in Clay, Kentucky, November 28, 1950. He was united in marriage about 1912 to Miss Lula Ross, and to this union was born a son, Ross Howard, who lived in Detroit, Michigan. Bro. Howard professed faith in Christ in 1930 and united with the church at Providence, Kentucky. It was here that he heard and answered the call of the ministry. For eighteen year prior to his death he endeavored to "preach the Word." His pastorates included the following churches: White Oak, Clay, Pleasant Grove, Henderson, Freedom, Frederick's Chapel, Free Union,. On Sunday evening, November 26, 1950, he preached his last to his people at clay on the subject "Heaven". He was a very successful evangelist, having conducted 190 revivals, and people led to God during his ministry are "legions". He was a member of our Board of Publications and conducted a radio broadcast from Clay for two years. He preached and worked throughout the entire denomination, day and night, sick or well, trying to well people and win the lost to Christ. He was buried in White Oak Cemetery where on October 3, 1948, he had buried "Mom" to whom he was deeply devoted.

* - Source - History of Union Association of General Baptist 1840 - 1953
M.C. Mc Donald

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