Barbara Jean Johnson Howard of West Liberty, KY, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at her residence, at the age of 83 years, 11 months, & 11 days. She was born on Monday, April 8, 1929, at Shelby, OH, a daughter of the late Arlie Johnson & Sadie Morris Johnson Howard.
Barbara was united in marriage to Bill Howard. This union was blessed with two daughters, Phyllis and Eunice. She was a retired Cook at Wrigley Elementary School. She was a Christian and was saved on October 2, 1976. She was a member of the Lick Fork Pentecostal Church.
In addition to his parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Bill Howard; step father, Conley Howard; three sisters, Bertha Howard, Cora Flack, and Alice Back; one brother, Curtis Howard; and one great grandson, Joshua Matthew Davis.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Phyllis & Clyde Jr. Lewis of West Liberty, KY and Eunice & Richard Lewis of Fairborn, OH; two granddaughters, Rebecca & Gerald Sexton of West Liberty, KY and Jennifer & Marvin Flack of West Liberty, KY; four great-grandchildren, Adam Wayne Sexton, Emily Sexton, Tera Flack, and Jessie Davis; and one great-great grandson, Adan Wayne Sexton; one sister, Betty & Roy Phillips of Pebbles, OH; one brother, Billy & Wanda Howard of Berea, KY; and several nieces & nephews that she loved very much.
Funeral service 1:00 p.m., Friday, March 22, 2013, at the Potter Funeral Home, with Rev. Eugene Haney, Bro. Dean Lewis, & Bro. Johnny Dagnan officiating. Burial to follow in the Carpenter Cemetery, Zag Road, West Liberty, KY. Visitation at 6:00 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.
Potter Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers: Gerald Sexton, Adam Sexton, Marvin Flack, Justin Rose, Donald Wayne Flack, & Richard Lewis.
Honorary Pallbearers: Billy Howard, Jeremy Howard, Eddie Miller, Roy Phillips, Mike Back, and Grady Back.