Doris Howard
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Doris Joan Howard, 77, a resident of Cleveland, passed away with her loving family at her side on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in a Chattanooga hospital.

She was of the Baptist faith. She loved being with her family and grandchildren and enjoyed working with flowers.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald C. Howard; son, Billy Howard; parents, William and Ruby Dooley Pierce; and brother, Bill Pierce.

She is survived by her children: Michael Howard and wife, Helen of Cleveland, Tamera Howard Smith and husband, Jerry of Decatur, and Charlie Howard and wife, Jesenia of Cleveland; five grandchildren: Melinda Procter, Jennifer Pelt, Tracey Cornett, Tanika Beavers and Valentina Howard; several great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law: Betty Stinnett and Teresa Kerr; brother-in-law, Roger Howard; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with Pastor Mike King officiating.

A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.

Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Howard family guestbook at