Jimmy Ray Howard
Funeral Date: 6/10/2010

Obituary:
Jimmy Ray Howard age 67, of Alexander, AR. formerly of Warren, AR. died Monday, June 7th, 2010 in Monticello, AR. He was born September 20, 1942 in Bradley County Arkansas, a son of the late Thomas Wallace Howard and Lo Etta Glosson Howard. He was a retired welder, a Baptist and the husband of Drucilla Hellums Howard, whom he married September 3, 1993. He was preceded in death by brothers Grady Howard, Thomas T.J. Howard, Carold “Dooley” Howard and Herman Howard. A grandson Dustin Ray Howard. Survivors include 4 sons, Jimmy Chad Howard, Benton, AR., Shannon Ray Howard, Alexander, AR., Jamie Ray Cockrum, Benton, AR., and Leslie Duron Howard, Little Rock, AR. 5 daughters, Janet Gail Smith and Stacey Michelle Howard both of Little Rock, AR., Bridget Junell Childress, Hot Springs, AR., Carmella Gail Howard, Alexander, AR., and Marcella Dru Smith, Friendship, AR. 2 brothers, William Howard, Arkadelphia, AR., and James Howard, Monticello, AR. 1 sister, Carolyn Ann Wilson, Monticello, AR. 18 grandchildren. Funeral services were 10:00AM Thursday, June 10th Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Joe Hellums officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Hickory Springs Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were David Wilson, Aaron Howard, Marvin Williams, Ed White, John Bulloch and Delbert Farrar. Honorary pallbearers were employees of Weld-Bilt Boat Company in Alexander, AR. Memorial preferred Arkansas Hospice or UAMS Cancer Center.

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Name: Barbara Glosson-Gorman
Message: Thoughts & prayers going up for all of you,

Name: Levie Angle
Message: So sorry for your loss.Your family will be in my prayers.

Name: Cindy Howard Humphries
Message: My prayers are with everyone during this sad time. Hard to believe that I lost an uncle and great uncle on the same day. God Bless. Cindy and family

Name: Alice and Pat Wells
Message: When the Lord calls our loved ones home he leaves a gift of memories. may these memories carry you through this sorrowful time.

Name: Jennifer Howard White
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with all. Jennifer and family.

Name: Debra Smith (Howard)
Message: Sorry to hear about Uncle Jimmy. My prayers are with you all.

Name: Shannon & Gail Howard
Message: WE LOVE YOU DAD AND WE WILL MISS YOU VERY MUCH AND WE KNOW DUSTIN IS READY TO MEET UP WITH HIS PAPA WE LOVE YOU BOTH AND WILL MISS YA SO MUCH.

Name: jacque howard-forrest
Message: All Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all during this time. Uncle Jimmy was a great man and will live in our hearts forever.

Name: leslie howard
Message: dad i will love you forever and we will think of you for eternity love your son

Name: Tom Noe
Message: Sorry for your loss

Name: Marcella Smith
Message: Dad, I miss you each and every day. Although, I am happy that you are not suffering anymore, I miss you and love you very much. We look forward to seeing you again in heaven. Love, Marcy, Dennis, Andrew, Allexia, Abbygail, and Amillia