Frankie Howard


Frankie Ann Howard, 92, a resident of McDonald, passed away Thursday morning, March 1, 2018,  in a local hospital.  

She was the daughter of the late Gerty Belle Wilson Moore and Jesse James Moore.  She was  preceded in death by 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.  

She loved being a mother, and she was a wonderful homemaker.

She enjoyed working in her flower and vegetable gardens.  She was a longtime member of the McDonald/Blackfox Ruritan Club.

She loved people, her church, and she loved reading and studying her Bible.  She 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; and her extended family, including the Doty family and Glenda Ellis and several nieces and nephews.

The Remembrance of Life service will be conducted Monday, March 5, 2018, at 1 p.m. from 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.

She 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 to 8 p.m. today at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee Chapel.

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