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Jo Ann Howard
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Obituary for Jo Ann Howard

Jo Ann Howard, age 79, of Queen City, Texas, formerly of Doddridge, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord, January 27, 2018, in an Atlanta, Texas nursing home.

Jo Ann was born April 2, 1938, in Bright Star, Arkansas, to Walter and Rosie Smith. She was a member of Olive Branch Methodist Church and was self -employed, owning and operating several family businesses with her husband J. W. She enjoyed being outdoors, bush hogging, taking care of her farm and cows, and especially having big family get together and fish fry’s. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband J.W. Howard.

She is survived by two sons; Keith Howard and wife Twila of Atlanta, Texas, Keenan Howard and wife Carla of Dekalb, Texas; two daughters, Karen Clayton and husband Larry of Queen City, Texas, Rhonda Milam and husband Don of Atlanta, Texas; twelve grandchildren; and twenty great grandchildren.

Services will be 2:00 pm, Monday, January 29, 2018, at Olive Branch Methodist Church, under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service, with Ryan Howard officiating.

Visitation will be from 5 pm-7 pm, Sunday, January 28, 2018, at Hanner Funeral Service.

Interment will be in Olive Branch Cemetery.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hanner Funeral Service

103 West Main Street
Atlanta, Texas 75551





2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Olive Branch Methodist Church

Hwy 160
Doddridge, AR 71834

Cemetery Details


Olive Branch Cemetery

2675 AR-160
Doddridge, Arkansas 71834


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