Garnett E. Howard, Sr

Garnett E. Howard, Sr

Birth
Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Death 8 Jun 2015 (aged 91)
Meadville, Franklin County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Franklin County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 147625140 · View Source
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Mr. Garnett E. Howard Sr , age 91, was called into the presence of his Savior on Monday June, 8, 2015 at Franklin Memorial Hospital. Mr. Howard was born in St. Petersburg, FL on August 19, 1923 to Mr. Raymond Howard and Mrs. Edna Mae Heiney Howard.

Visitation will be at Franklin Funeral Home in Meadville, MS on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 from 5:00 PM till 8:00 PM and continue Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 1:00 PM till time of service at 2:00 PM at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Franklin County. The graveside service will follow in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Marvin Howard will be officiating the services. Franklin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Howard served his county in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. He was retired from the United States Navy.

Mr. Howard is preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Howard and Edna Mae Heiney Howard; his first wife, Alice Carlisle Howard; son, Jeffrey Howard; daughter, Prudence Howard; brothers, Raymond T. Howard, Marvin W. Howard, and Donald Howard.

Survivors are his wife, Lelia Byrd Howard of Meadville; sons, Garnett E. Howard Jr., Timothy Howard, Andrew Howard and wife, Heidi of Meadville, MS, Ashley Howard and wife Ethel of New Braintree, MA; daughter Leslie Howard of New London, CT; sister, Dolly Bryan of Tampa, FL; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

Pallbearers are Jeffrey Howard, Kyle Howard, Tyler Carlisle, Micah McKenzie, Matthew Howard and David Strathers.

Honorary Pallbearer is Andrew Howard.


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  • Created by: 48425544
  • Added: 8 Jun 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 147625140
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Garnett E. Howard, Sr (19 Aug 1923–8 Jun 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 147625140, citing Mount Zion Cemetery, Franklin County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by 48425544 (contributor 48425544) .