Elvira Howard was the only child born to Fred and Elizabeth Bogard on September 17, 1925 in Marshall County, Mississippi. Elvira was proceeded in death by her son Freddie Howard, she lives to cherish her precious memories with her daughter Geraldine Howard Donald (Kenny), Elvira has six grandchildren, Tammy (Gregory), Julius (Unise), Nina, Freddie Jr., Veronica and Willie Jr. Eleven (11) great grandchildren, Tavares (Shawna Rene'), Kwame, Jelani, Willie III, Shala, Tiyana, Olivia, Julius Jr., Neveah, Juanita and Corvon, Three (3) great-great grandchildren, Iziaah, Vashti and Noel. Elvira was a special person that loved life and loved people. She embraced everyone and in doing so she leaves behind Two (2) Goddaughters Sharon Pointer, Carolyn Boyd and one (1) Godson Nate Pinkard "MAN" and Lifelong friends Cherry White and Anna Black along with her devoted friend and nurse, Margo Leabo. Visitation Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 9 to 11:00am with funeral services to follow at 11:00am all services at St. John Baptist Church, 2456 Mass. St. Officiating Rev. R. Robinson. Interment Evergreen Cemetery
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Published in Post-Tribune on May 28, 2017.