Eddie Lee Howard

Published 12:00 am Sunday, June 1, 2014

Indianapolis, IN– Eddie Lee Howard died Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Community East Hospital. He was 59.
Mr. Howard graduated from Warren Central High in 1972. He was a self-employed landscaper for many years before moving to Indiana to live with his companion and his daughter.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Hicks Howard; paternal grandparents Joseph Howard. Sr. Viola and Annie Howard; maternal grandparents, Richard Daniels and Josephine Brown; uncles, Albert Young and Leon Blackmore; aunts, Susie Anna Blackmore and Dorothy Mae Jones.
He is survived by his companion, Mary Jones of Indiana; two daughters, Nichole Howard of Indiana and Latasha Galloway of Vicksburg; three sons, Eddie Howard Jr., Jerome Howard, and Louis Grant all of Vicksburg; parents, Joseph and Dora Mae Howard of Vicksburg; six sisters, Mary Ann Lewis, Joe Evelyn and Lee Dora Howard all of Vicksburg, Jerridine and Barbara Howard of Jackson, MS, and Gloria Jean Holmes of Lincoln of Nebraska; three brothers, George Maniel of Starkville, Anthony J. Howard of Vicksburg, and Billy Ray Howard of Bolton; three aunts, Elenor Neely of Oakland, Calif., Mary Louise Wade of Richmond, Calif., and Betty J. Erves of Vicksburg; one uncle, Mack Henry Howard of Chicago, Ill; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and members of the Banks, Blackmore, Bradford, Brown, Carter, Davis, Erves, Gaskin, Mace, Maniel, Prentiss, Wats and numerous of other relatives and friends.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Lakeview Funeral Home with the Rev. Joseph Brisco officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Monday from 1 until 7 p.m., with family present from 6 until 7 at Lakeview Funeral Home.

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