Louise Howard, 73, of Alexander went to be with her Lord on June 19, 2013, with her family by her side.
Louise retired from St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center after 25 years of service. She loved to spend time with her family and her dog, Mandy. Louise was a great cook and you never left her house hungry.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Bernice Leopard; her brothers, Wayne, Earl Jr. and Jule; and one sister, Betty.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Harvey Howard Sr.. who loved her and will miss her dearly.
She is also survived by her brothers, RG and JT; sisters, Marie, Rosie, Brenda, Jean and Earlene; four sons, Harvey Jr., Gary (Lisa), David (Lea), Ted (Robert); two daughters and Audrey Little, Debbie Tyler (Rick); 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
A celebration of life will be held at noon Saturday, June 22, at Dial and Dudley Funeral Home in Bryant.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, June 21, at the funeral home.
Online guestbook visit www.dialanddudleyfuneralhome.com .