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Virginia L. Howard, 77, of Georgetown, passed away at 5:50 p.m., Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at her home.
She was born July 10, 1939, in Mellott, Ind., the daughter of William and Littie Jane Oakley.
In 1965, she was united in marriage to Carl Howard until his passing on Oct. 12, 2003.
She is survived by her children, Alan (Angie) Howard of Georgetown, Anita Conrad of Towanda, Ill., and Rita (Robin) Wilder of Georgetown; her grandchildren, Jenny Peoples, Aaron Smith, Brock Smith and Hunter Howard; and her great-grandchildren, Austin Peoples, Katelyn Peoples, Keirstynne Smith, Avoree Smith, Alex Smith and Stella Smith. She was preceded in death by her parents and her infant daughter, Marilyn Conrad.
Virginia was a member of Olivet Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed going fishing and camping. She worked for the former Peterson-Puritan Company for 25 years. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandkids.
A celebration of Virginia's life will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 8, at Sunset's Houghton-Leasure Funeral Home, 200 E. West St., Georgetown, with Pastor James Blue officiating. Visitation will be 1-5 p.m. Sunday, May 7, at the funeral home. She will be laid to rest in Crown Hill Cemetery, Ridge Farm.
Memorial donations may be given in her name to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Please join her family in sharing memories through her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on May 4, 2017
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