BROWNSBORO, Texas - Louise D. Howard, 87, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Oct. 15, 2005 at Hospice of East Texas in Tyler.
Born Aug. 10, 1918, in St. Louis, Mo., daughter of the late John and Mabel Craig Klein, she had been a buyer for Laclede Steel Co. in St. Louis. In 1974, she moved to Sikeston, where she was a member of the Trinity Gospel Church and the Women's AGLO in Sikeston.
On Aug. 12, 1950, in St. Louis, she married Thomas L. Howard, who survives of the home.
In addition to her husband, survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-
law, Diann and Buster Desselles of Brownsboro and Cindy and Daniel Suddarth of Troy, Mo.; one brother, Robert Klein of St. Louis; and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Cheryl Howard; one son, Gregory Howard; three brothers; and three sisters.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston with the Rev. Larry Davis, pastor of Trinity Gospel Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Valhalla Chapel of Memories Cemetery in St. Louis, with the Rev. Tim Suddarth officiating.
Pallbearers will be: Tim Suddarth, Dan Suddarth, Tim Moore, Rich Harper, Buster Desselles and Alan Sheppard.
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