Barbara Ann Wright Howard beloved wife and mother passed away on December 26, 2013 following a stroke. Barbara was born on March 29, 1934 in Oklahoma City and moved with her family to San Antonio in 1937. Barbara participated in all school activities and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School with honors in 1951.
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She attended the University of Texas in Austin where she was an active member of Chi Omega Sorority and where she met her future husband. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Carter Howard and two sons, Steven and John, and five grandchildren: Thomas, Katie, Holly, Jordan and Peyton. She was predeceased by her daughter, Susan. Barbara remained devoted to her three nephews, John and Phil Hawkins and Jeff Wright, and their families throughout her life.
Barbara's lifetime goal was to be a homemaker and to have her family live as responsible adults guided by Christian principles. She was a true believer in Jesus Christ and in the power of prayer. She was a member of Chapelwood Methodist Church.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on January 17, 2013 in the Chapel at Holly Hall Christian Retirement Community at 2000 Holly Hall Street, Houston TX 77054. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the
Published in Houston Chronicle on Jan. 12, 2014