Howard Jennifer Nicole Howard, age 26, of Columbus, died Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, SC, after a courageous struggle with lymphoma. She was born December 16, 1986 in Westerville, and was baptized at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Groveport. She was a 2005 graduate of Reynoldsburg High School, and attended Chatham College in Pittsburgh and Ohio State University. She is survived by her mother, Colleen (Wayne) Cullison, Reynoldsburg; father, Ted A. Howard, Columbus; brothers, Justin Howard and Cody Maser; grandparents, Tim and Carolyn Howard, Blacklick; great-grandparents, Jess and Joan Howard, Darlene Johnson; god-parents, Thomas Howard and Carol Kircher; special friends, Zak Wolgamott and Kisha Walker; aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded in death by grandparents Randall and Marilyn Oxley, and William Finlay, great-grandparents Lucille Taylor, Pearl Johnson, Sr., Harry and Mimi Funk and uncle James Howard. Friends may visit 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME, 650 W. Waterloo St., Canal Winchester, where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Friends who wish may contribute to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 2225 Citygate Drive, Suite E, Columbus, OH 43219 in Jennifer's memory. Online condolences at www.spencefuneralhome.com
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Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home
650 West Waterloo Street
Canal Winchester, OH 43110
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Oct. 23, 2013