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Mr. John T. Howard departed this life on Friday, March 29, 2013, at Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, Va.

He was born March 22, 1929, to the late Johnnie Howard and Martha Howard. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, and a sister, Helen Holmes.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories: two sisters, Virginia Howard of Petersburg, Va., and Dorothy Graves of Waverly, Va.; a brother, Willie Howard of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a loyal niece, Minnie Anderson of St. Petersburg, Fla. He leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A very special thanks to the staff and caregivers at Waverly Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, Waverly, Va.

Graveside service for Mr. Howard will be held 11 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2013, at the Waverly Cemetery, Waverly, Va.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of Peace-Bland Funeral Service, 237 Railroad Ave., Waverly, Va.; James I. Gay, manager/funeral director, 804-834-2219 or
Published in The Progress-Index from Mar. 31 to Apr. 4, 2013