Martha Howard
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Martha Mae Howard, 81, of Metropolis, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 at her home.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9 at First Missionary Baptist Church of Metropolis with Rev. Garnell Edwards and Rev. Michael Wade officiating. Music was provided by Jo Martha Clark, pianist.

Burial will follow at Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Leroy Pass, DeWayne Lee, Bob Keyes, Archie Ledsinger, Terry Rhymes and Harold Sparks.

Born Jan. 30, 1930 in Mayfield, Ky., Mrs. Howard was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the church choir, and was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Greta D. Howard Jones and Sharon P. Bowman, both of Metropolis; one son, Dan R. Howard of Oakland, Calif.; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Percy Howard; her parents, Walter Oree and Nettie Martin Duffy; and one brother, Walter Cecil Duffy.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour on Wednesday at the church.

Jackson Funeral Homes in Metropolis is in charge of the arrangements.
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