Liberal˜ KS ˜ Ola I. Howie, 74, Liberal, KS, died Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at Wheatridge Park Care Center, Liberal, KS. ˜ She was born June 10, 1936 at Guymon, OK, the daughter of Robert E. & Edith M. Deaton Grant. ˜˜ She graduated Eureka High˜ School in 1954 and worked for Southwestern Bell for eleven years. ˜ Ola was very active in church and community affairs, cared for children of coaches and teachers,˜ volunteered for the Red Cross Blood Drive & Southwest Medical Center Auxiliary,˜˜ very involved in KIDS, Inc,˜ Seward County Election Board,˜ PTA mom,˜ Treasurer of the Eureka School Reunion Committee,˜ Liberal High School Booster Club. ˜˜ She was a member of the Western Avenue Church of Christ and the CCWA, Liberal, KS. ˜˜ On May 5, 1957 she married Herbert J. Howie in Liberal, KS, he survives. ˜ Other survivors include, two sons, Bart Howie, Liberal, KS; Brent Howie and wife Leanne, Satanta, KS;˜ one daughter, Bridget King and husband Harry "Butch", Liberal, KS; one brother, Robert "Bob" Grant, Liberal, KS; three sisters, Bobbie Lundburg and husband Charles, Liberal, KS; Nina Lauderdale, Athens, GA; Gladys Reece, Dodge City, KS; five granddaughters, Briana, Rebecca & Elizabeth King, Alex & Ava Howie; three sisters-in-law, Ethel Grant, Liberal, KS;˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜˜ Juanita Grant, Hooker, OK & Janice Grant, Turpin, OK.˜˜ She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers Donald, James, Chester & Dillard, one sister Fannie Russell. ˜Funeral services will be conducted 10:30 A.M.˜ Saturday at the Western Avenue Church of Christ, with Ministers Glenn Walton, & John Henley presiding. ˜˜ Interment will be in the Restlawn Memorial Gardens. ˜ Friends may call at the Miller Mortuary 4-8 P.M. Thursday and 9 A.M.-8 P.M. Friday. ˜˜ The suggests memorials be sent to Black Mesa Bible Camp or High Plains Children's Home in care of the mortuary. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Ola I. Howie please visit our Sympathy Store.