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Geneva Louise Howard

December 06, 1944 - April 26, 2020

Obituary for Geneva Louise Howard

The Howard Family is sad to announce the passing of a loved one.

Geneva Louise Howard was born on December 6, 1944 to the late Mr. O.B. Summerlin and Rejester Summerlin in Sylvester, Georgia.

Geneva received her formal education in the Worth County school system. She was a 1963 graduate of J.W. Holly High school.

On July 31, 1963 she married her lifelong husband Henry Howard Sr. of 57 years and moved the Jacksonville, Florida the same year. Geneva was a loving wife and devoted mother. She dedicated many years of her life as a homemaker and also worked for the Jacksonville Sheriff office as a school crossing guard for over 20 years.

On Sunday April 26, 2020 at Ascension St. Vincent Heath Care Center in Jacksonville, Fl surrounded by close family. Geneva answered her final call and entered into eternal rest. Although she is gone, her legacy will continue to live on forever in our hearts.

Geneva is preceded in death by her parents O.B. and Rejester Summerlin. Two sisters Corine Jackson and Gladys Smith, and two nephews Deacon Bobby Summerlin and Melvin Summerlin.

Geneva leaves to cherish her memories her husband Henry Wallace Howard Sr. of Jacksonville, Fl. One son, Henry Wallace Howard Jr. of Jacksonville, Fl. Two daughters Danelle Louise Howard and Nichelle Pertina (Rodney) Howard-Owens of Jacksonville,Fl. Nine grandchildren Kimberly Griffin, Henry Wallace Howard III, Roddell Owens, Brianna Howard, Franklin Howard, Nakayla Owens, Jahquan Howard, Ryland Owens, and Nevaeh Owens all of Jacksonville, Fl. One grandchild preceded in death Brittany Janelle Howard. One brother O.B. Summerlin ( Lizzie) of Sumner, Ga. Two sisters Mary-Alice Flower and Nadine Summerlin all of Sylvester,Ga. Four nieces Krystal King of Jacksonville, Fl. Brenda ( Jessie ) Lawson of Sylvester, Ga. Bretta Moore of Albany, Ga. Betty Summerlin of Molin, IL. Four nephews Sammie ( Jacqueline ) Smith of Sylvester, Ga. Darrell ( Vonda ) Smith of West Palm, Fl. Pastor Marvin Summerlin of Albany, Ga and Glenn (Jacquelyn ) Jackson of Moultrie, GA. One Uncle Willie James ( Jessie ) Summerlin of Doerun, Ga and a host of family and friends.

Geneva Louise Howard was born on December 6, 1944 to the late Mr. O.B. Summerlin and Rejester Summerlin in Sylvester, Georgia.

Geneva received her formal education in the Worth County school system. She was a 1963 graduate of J.W. Holly High school.

On July 31, 1963 she married her lifelong husband Henry Howard Sr. of 57 years and moved the Jacksonville, Florida the same year. Geneva was a loving wife and devoted mother. She dedicated many years of her life as a homemaker and also worked for the Jacksonville Sheriff office as a school crossing guard for over 20 years.

On Sunday April 26, 2020 at Ascension St. Vincent Heath Care Center in Jacksonville, Fl surrounded by close family. Geneva answered her final call and entered into eternal rest. Although she is gone, her legacy will continue to live on forever in our hearts.

Geneva is preceded in death by her parents O.B. and Rejester Summerlin. Two sisters Corine Jackson and Gladys Smith, and two nephews Deacon Bobby Summerlin and Melvin Summerlin.

Geneva leaves to cherish her memories her husband Henry Wallace Howard Sr. of Jacksonville, Fl. One son, Henry Wallace Howard Jr. of Jacksonville, Fl. Two daughters Danelle Louise Howard and Nichelle Pertina (Rodney) Howard-Owens of Jacksonville,Fl. Nine grandchildren Kimberly Griffin, Henry Wallace Howard III, Roddell Owens, Brianna Howard, Franklin Howard, Nakayla Owens, Jahquan Howard, Ryland Owens, and Nevaeh Owens all of Jacksonville, Fl. One grandchild preceded in death Brittany Janelle Howard. One brother O.B. Summerlin ( Lizzie) of Sumner, Ga. Two sisters Mary-Alice Flower and Nadine Summerlin all of Sylvester,Ga. Four nieces Krystal King of Jacksonville, Fl. Brenda ( Jessie ) Lawson of Sylvester, Ga. Bretta Moore of Albany, Ga. Betty Summerlin of Molin, IL. Four nephews Sammie ( Jacqueline ) Smith of Sylvester, Ga. Darrell ( Vonda ) Smith of West Palm, Fl. Pastor Marvin Summerlin of Albany, Ga and Glenn (Jacquelyn ) Jackson of Moultrie, GA. One Uncle Willie James ( Jessie ) Summerlin of Doerun, Ga and a host of family and friends.

Services

8
May

Viewing

05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Fields Funeral Home
507 W Price St
Sylvester, GA 31791
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9
May

Funeral Service

12:00 PM
Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
1451 Gintown Rd
Sylvester, GA 31791
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#longlivemygrandma I love you and always will miss u and until we meet again
- Brianna Howard

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