Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at West Main Baptist Church for Jane Howard of Artesia, New Mexico.
Mrs. Howard, 80, died February 15, 2019 at Lubbock, TX.
Pastor Jason Kraft and Ty Houghtaling will officiate at the services. Burial will follow the services at Twin Oaks Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Nathan Howard, Tim Howard, Alex Frederick, Austin Howard, David Frederick, Israel Mariscal and Cody Howard
Jane was born January 30, 1939 in Artesia NM to George Lewis and Ruth Hock Lewis. She was a lifelong resident of Artesia.
On June 23, 1955 she was married to Harvey D. Howard in Artesia. He preceded her in death on September 16, 2010.
She was a housewife and member of West Main Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. She volunteered for C.A.S.A and Meals on Wheels. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, and crocheting, and loved to go on hunting and fishing trips.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her sons Lee Roy Howard and wife Kathy of Artesia, Dean Howard of Artesia, Michael Howard and wife Carla of Artesia, and Patrick Howard and wife Julie of Las Cruces, N.M.; a brother James Lewis of Artesia; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; and by her beloved dog Tinker.
May the memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family today and always. Susan Hudson
Susan Hudson, NM
Our thoughts and prayers are with all the Howard family.
Richard & Jeannie BelvinRuidoso, NM
Jane is such a wonderful and giving person that truly lived what she believed. What a wonderful legacy for her children and grandchildren. Rest in peace sweet lady.
Bill and Rosy StarrettArtesia, NM
You were probably one of the most dedicated followers of Jesus that we have ever known. Your many phone calls to the sick and hurting, your many calls to friends just to talk. Your unconditional support to your church in so many ways. Rest in Peace forever.
John and Bonnie KnightArtesia, NM
Miss her so much. She was a sweet part of our family. Prayers for all the family.
Bill and Rosie BurkhalterAlto, NM
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family my dearest condolences
Shandel R RoarkArtesia, NM
Rest in peace, sweet lady!
James & Connie LewisHarrison, AR