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Evelyn Howard

Evelyn Howard

Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 1:03 pm

The Messenger, August 21, 2012
Completed arrangements are being announced for Evelyn B. Howard, 97, of Union City, who died 1:30 a.m. Aug. 20, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Graveside services will be  2 p.m. Wednesday at East View Cemetery. Dr. Cecil Sewell will officiate.
There will be no visitation. Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery for the service. Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Gene Williams, William “Red” Reese, Danny Elks, Gary Francis, Bob Chambers and Bill Flood. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobbye Presson, Faye Elks, Penny Oseman and Carol Baxter.
Mrs. Howard was born July 7, 1915, in New Albany, Miss., daughter of the late William A. and Iris (Nelson) Beard. She married John Dennison Howard Dec. 20, 1936. He died Jan. 2, 2009. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Union City. Mrs. Howard was an avid bridge player and golfer.
She is survived by her daughter, Kaye Patterson of Memphis; her son, Bill Howard of Union City; three grandchildren, Russ Patterson of Memphis, Julie White of Jackson, Miss., and Robert Howard of Union City; and three great-grandchildren, Emily Pittman of Jackson, Miss., and Darrin Howard and Marissa Howard, both of Woodland Mills.
She was also preceded in death by her son-in-law, Jerry Patterson; two sisters, Mrs. Paul D. Williams and Mary B. Bunton; and two brothers, William Nelson Beard and V.N. Beard.
To leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.

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