Jeannie Howard

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Jeannie Howard, 69, passed away Monday, March 1, 2010, at her residence. She was born Jan. 15, 1941, in Blytheville to the late Lois and Nettie Love. She was a homemaker and loved to do crossword puzzles. Mrs. Howard was the number one women's tennis player for Morocco and number one bowler on the women's team. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, mother-in-law, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was devoted to her father and mother and grew the biggest tomato crop in the state for less than half an acre.

Survivors include her husband, Bobby Howard; a son and his wife, Michael Tim and Robin Howard of Aubrey, Texas; a daughter and her husband, Cynthia Kaye and Kevin Dempsey of Denton, Texas; three sisters, Laura Sutton of Jonesboro, Kathy Gilbreath of San Antonio, Texas and Tommie Beckham of Dripping Springs, Texas; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Bobby Dean Howard.

A graveside service was held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, at the Monette Memorial Cemetery. Burial was under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Monette.

Visitation was Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. at the Gregg Funeral Home in Monette.

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