Tomye Howard
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Tomye Billingsley Howard, 96, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in a local hospital.

She was a member at First Baptist Church, where she was instrumental in starting the Children’s Nursery Program and was a member of the Moncrief Sunday school class. She served as a volunteer in scouting and at Bradley Memorial Hospital.

She was the office manager at Miller’s Department Store before her retirement in 1981.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Taylor Howard Sr.; her mother, Etta Billingsley; and a son-in-law, John Bertin.

She is survived by her son, Taylor Howard and his wife, Gayle; daughter, Sue Bertin; grandchildren: Rachael Bertin Duke and Taylor Bertin of Memphis; and beloved neighbors and friends.

A graveside service will be held at Hilcrest Memorial Gardens, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at 11 a.m.

The family requests memorial contributions may be made to United Way of Bradley County or the charity of your choice.

Ralph Buckner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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