Shelia Claywell Howsare

Published 9:51 am Saturday, April 30, 2022

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October 12, 1965 – April 20, 2022

Shelia Claywell Howsare, 56, of Manteo, NC passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.

Born in Heidelberg, Germany on October 12, 1965, she was the beloved Daughter of Emma Jane Claywell and Rollin Junior Claywell.

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Shelia was the loving mother of Hailey Jane Howsare, now Hailey Howsare Whitley. She is also survived by her brother, Ricky Scott Claywell; her grandson, Baker Rhodes Whitley; and her granddaughter, Gemma Jane Whitley.

Shelia was preceded in death by her parents, Emma Jane Claywell and Rollin Junior Claywell; her brother, David Claywell, and her sister, Theresa Claywell.

Shelia grew up in Virginia Beach and in 1982 moved to the Outer Banks.

A viewing was held at Gallop Funeral Services in Nags Head on Thursday, April 28, 2022, from 5-7 p.m. The graveside service was held at the Southern Shores Cemetery on Friday, April 29, 2022 at 2:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family is gratefully accepting donations towards her funeral arrangements. Memorial donations can be made directly to the funeral home at or by calling 252-216-8030. Condolences may be expressed at