- Louise Howard
- Date of Death:
- Feb 22, 2013
Louise Howard, 86, passed away February 23, 2013, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Toledo. She was born October 4, 1926, to George and Cora Hughes in Winding Gulf, West Virginia.
Louise was a loving mother whose life centered around her children and grandchildren. She was affectionately known as Ghun-Ghun. In the eyes of her family she was a virtuous woman! Louise worked at Centre Market for 20 years and Mt Pilgrim Baptist was her church home. She served as a choir member and Sunday school teacher. She was also a former member of the Toledo Mass Choir.
She is survived by daughters, Marsha Mahoney and Denise Howard; sons, John (Rachel) Howard, Marion (Felicia) Howard, Kenny Howard, and daughter-in-law, Carlene Howard, all of Toledo, OH; sisters Joyce Perry of Denver, CO, Gloria Reeves of Toledo, OH; brothers, Earl (Linda) Hughes of Detroit, MI, George (Lori) Hughes of Rossford, OH, Harold Hughes, Richard Hughes both of Toledo, OH, and Tommy (Teresa) Hughes of Denver, CO; 26 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, special friend buddy Ben Baker.
Visitation will be Thursday 4 - 6 p.m. with wake services 6 - 8 p.m. Dale-Riggs Funeral Home Chapel, funeral services Friday 12 noon Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, Rev. Raymond Bishop officiant, interment Historic Woodlawn Cemetery.