Jessie Eugene Howard

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Jessie Eugene Howard, MD, 86, of Jefferson City, formerly of New Market, passed away at his home on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013.
He graduated from University of Tennessee at Knoxville and UT Health Science Center in Memphis and completed an obstetrics/gynecology residency at Vanderbilt Medical Center. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a hospital corpsman and pharmacist's mate stationed at Parris Island, S.C. He practiced medicine for more than 35 years and delivered approximately 5,000 babies. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Thelma Jean Davis Howard; parents, Alfonso and Elizabeth Johnson Howard; sister, Hazel Howard Wyrick Huey.
He is survived by son, Dr. David Howard and wife Alice, Memphis; daughters, Dr. Carol Howard Bell and husband Mike, Philadelphia, and Diane Howard Marshall and husband Randy, Jefferson City; grandchildren, Michael Marshall, Luke Howard, Bryson Marshall and Hope Carol Howard; brothers and sisters, Frank Howard (Lois), Herbert Howard (Nina), Daphine Howard Holder, Martin Howard (Lois), Virginia Howard Shelby and Virgie Howard Dugger; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in Farrar Funeral Home, Jefferson City chapel, with Dr. Robert Brown officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. prior to the service. Family and friends will gather at 9:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at Pleasant Grove-Fielden Cemetery in New Market for a 10 a.m. graveside burial service with military honors by VFW Post 5266. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Pleasant Grove-Fielden Cemetery, c/o Diane Marshall, Treasurer, 393 Independence Drive, Jefferson City, TN 37760.
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Farrar Funeral Homes
411 W Broadway Blvd
Jefferson City, TN 37760
(865) 475-3892
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Published in Roane County News from Oct. 1 to Oct. 2, 2013
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