JULY 16, 1922 - MARCH 27, 2008

GROVE - Lenora Ethel Howard the daughter of Robert and Gertrude (Kelly) Meadows was born July 16, 1922 in Stilwell, Oklahoma and departed this life March 27, 2008 in Grove, Oklahoma at the age of 85 years 8 months and 11 days.

Lenora was a beauty operator for over 40 years, and was a member of the Beams of Light Tabernacle Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was a joyous and very uplifting person to all that she knew, she will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers: Bob and Otto, 3 sisters: Sophie, Ruby, and Sarah.

She is survived by a very loving family that includes her husband of 61 years Lloyd Howard, two daughters: Brenda McCarty and husband Bobby  of Calico Rock. Ar, Barbara Perrin and husband Jay of Grove, OK, five grandchildren: Michael  Cummins and wife Carmen of Owasso, OK, Denise Wilson and husband Chris of Broken Arrow, OK, Heather Cummins of Georgia, John Verardo and wife Julie of Coweta, OK, Lenora Callahan and husband David of Tulsa,OK, eight great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, a host of relatives and many other friends also survive her.

Funeral services were held Monday March 31, 2008 at 2:00 P.M. in the Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Chapel with Pastor Jimmie Ray officiating, interment followed in the Stilwell City Cemetery under the direction of Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home.