Irene Howard
August 5, 1947  -  October 24, 2017

Irene Howard

James F. Webb Funeral Home
2514 7th Street
Meridian, MS  39301
Thursday, October 26, 2017
5-7 PM
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James F. Webb Funeral Home
2514 7th Street
Meridian, MS  39301
Friday, October 27, 2017
11 am
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Old Marion Cemetery
Old Homestead Road
Russell, MS  39305
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Services for Mrs. Irene Howard will be Friday, October 27 at 11am at Webb Funeral Home with Chaplain Paul Officiating. Burial will be at Old Marion Cemetery.
Mrs. Irene Howard died October 24 at her home. She was a loving Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Mrs. Howard was a former member of the Eastern Star and a member of Russell Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughters, Theresa Dunham and Edna Renee Wright; Grandchildren, Summer Wright, Bogan Wright , Jessica Seward and Jenny Smith ; numerous great grandchildren; Four brothers, Henry Shelton (Johnnie Mae), Charlie Shelton (Tina), Daniel Shelton (Diane) and John Shelton and one sister, Wanda White.
She was preceded in death by her Husband, John Howard; her parents, Houston and Christine Shelton; one son, Edward Crocker Jr; a sister, Sara Wilkins and a brother, Houston Little Shelton Jr.
Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 pm at James F. Webb Funeral Home.
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  1. Maggie Roberts
    Meridian, MS

    Prayers for this sweet lady’s family — she was so gracious in life.

  2. James Rainey, Lauderdale County Assessor, and Staff
    Meridian, MS

    We wish to express our sincere sympathy to the Howard family at this time.

  3. Christeen Townsend
    Meridian, MS

    Sorry for your loss Irene was such a sweet person. I know she will be missed.

  4. Cathy & David Nance
    Mdn, MS

    Irene I’m not saying goodbye rather i’ll see you again when God calls me home. Rest now for you deserve to be at peace.

  5. Curtis/Peggy Barnacastle
    Toomsuba, MS

    Prayers for the family

  6. Jenny, Bradley, Ethan, Evan & Ean Smith
    Little Rock, MS

    We love you granny very much. I always used to tell you that you would outlive us all.I would have never thought I would be telling you goodbye.I will see you soon. Love Jenny

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