Howard, Donald (Whitwell)

Monday, January 22, 2018
Dr. Donald Howard
Dr. Donald Howard

Dr. Donald Howard, 83, of Whitwell, Tennessee, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018. 

Donald was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a retired lieutenant of Chattanooga Police Department and a retired Baptist minister. 

He was preceded by his parents, Van B. Howard and Stella Bryant Howard; sisters, Virginia Perryman, Martha Mays Holt, and Patricia Hardin; and brother, Jimmy Lee Howard. 

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 62 years, Mary Gertrude Billingsley Howard; son, Donald Ray (Gayle) Howard Jr.; daughter, Donna Renee` (Robert) Campbell; sisters, Lou Harbin, Shirley Frazier; grandchildren, Natalie Bannon, Amanda Howard, Britney Forshee, Luke Howard; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

Visitation will be Monday, Jan. 22, from 1-8 p.m. CST. 

Funeral services will be conducted from the Tate Funeral Home Chapel Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 1 p.m. CST with Bro. Jeff Nelson officiating. 

Interment will follow at Caroline’s Chapel Cemetery with Full Military Honors presented by The Sequatchie Valley Honor Guards. 

Arrangements are by Tate Funeral Home LLC, Jasper, TN.

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