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Billy Lee Howard II
6 May 1959 - 2  August 1985
s/o Billy Lee Howard & Martha E. Foster

Daughter : Jennifer Michelle
Sisters : Dorothy, Carol, Lisa


Martha E. Howard
10 September 1921 - 15 January 2010
d/o Carl Foster & Jewel Varie Bell

wed Billy Howard
1940





The Herald Democrat
17 January 2010

POTTSBORO - Graveside services for Martha E. Howard, 88, of Pottsboro will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, in Georgetown Cemetery. Dr. Roddy Arnold will officiate, and arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Moore Funeral Home.


She died Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, at her residence.

Mrs. Howard was born Sept. 10, 1921, in Sherman, the daughter of Carl and Jewel Varie Bell Foster, Sr. She graduated from Sherman High School and Grayson County College School of Nursing. She was a licensed vocational nurse. She married Billy Howard in December 1940. He died March 21, 2002.

Mrs. Howard and her husband established Howard and Son Plumbing Company and then Mrs. Howard became an LVN at several nursing homes and retired from Chapel of Care. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Pottsboro and the Eastern Star. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. Mrs. Howard also loved her dogs and was an avid bingo player.

Surviving are her daughters, Lisa Scudiero of Dallas, Carol Melton of Aubrey, Jennifer Noel of Denison and Dorothy Upton of Pottsboro; brother, Clifford Foster and wife Kathy of Sherman; sisters, Margaret Williams of Sherman, Rosa Hayden and husband James of Denison and Mary Allison of Sherman; grandchildren, Valerie Gotcher, Ashley Scudiero, Jordon McDonald and Toby Upton; and great-grandchildren, Avarie Gotcher and Miles McFarland.

She was preceded in death by her son, Billy L. Howard II; two brothers; and one sister. 




Georgetown Cemetery


Elaine Nall Bay
Grayson County CC
2013