Frankie Ann Howard, 92, a resident of McDonald, passed away on Thursday morning in a local hospital.
Mrs. Howard was the daughter of the late Gerty Belle Wilson Moore and Jesse James Moore. Her husband, David E. Howard, her son, Donald Kirby Howard, her grandchildren, Annlee Howard, David Franklin Howard and Glen Leon Howard, her sister, Lummie Moore and her brothers, E. L. Moore, Kelsey Sneed and Hafton Moore also preceded her in death. Mrs. Howard loved being a mother and she was a wonderful homemaker. She enjoyed working in her flower and vegetable gardens. She was a long time member of the McDonald/Blackfox Ruritan Club. She loved people, her church and she loved reading and studying her bible. Mrs. Howard attended the Corinth Baptist Church for many years.
Survivors include her sons, David Leon Howard and his wife Glenda Dean of McDonald, Alvin R. Howard and his wife Carolyn of Cleveland and Omar Howard and his wife Anita of McDonald, her 16 grandchildren, her 16 great-grandchildren, her seven great-great-grandchildren, her extended family includes the Doty family and Glenda Ellis and several nieces and nephews also survive.
The Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted on Monday, March 5, at 1 p.m. at the Corinth Baptist Church with Pastor Gary Thacker and Garnett Doty officiating. Interment will follow in the Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery with Christopher Howard, Collin Doty, Randy Smith, Dustin Bunch, Curtis Bunch and Jeremiah Million serving as casket bearers. Honorary casket bearers will be Logan McDowell, Adam Howard, Michael Howard and David Bunch.
Mrs. Howard may be viewed at the Church on Monday from 12 p.m. until the service time at 1 p.m. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee Chapel who has charge of the arrangements.
You may share your condolences and your memories with the Howard family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.