Marion “Loyd” Howard, May 2, 1934 ~June 22, 2014

IMG_20140623_075636~2Marion “Loyd” Howard, 80 of Durham passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Willard Walker Hospice Home. He was born May 2, 1934 in Durham, Arkansas to Johnnie Howard and Eula Williford Howard. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Ruben Pettit. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Mary Lou Howard; two sons, Dennis Combs and wife Sandy and Loyd Dean Howard and wife Jennifer both of Durham; sister, Roberta King of Durham; brother, Gary Howard and wife Nancy of Greenland; two granddaughters, Deanna Howard and Jessica Howard; grandson, Isaiah Hall; great grandson, Dayton Howard and several other family members and friends. A funeral service will be held at the Durham Freewill Baptist Church, 11540 S. HWY. 16 ELKINS, AR 72727 on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 10 AM. Burial will be at McCord Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.beardsfuneralchapel.com.





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    reba burris & family » 24. Jun, 2014

    We are very sorry to hear about your lose, and we want to send our prayers and thoughts to the family. All of you are in our prayers.

    Shirley and Jim Powell » 25. Jun, 2014

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers sent your way,

    Mama Helen DuRell » 25. Jun, 2014

    My beloved Marylou and all of your dear Family, our dear Gladys let me know of your great loss
    How my heart bleeds for you all, Lloyd was such a dear Man, I am so proud I got to meet him, I had no idea he was in hospice, Please accept my deepest sympathy to you and yours, no words can express all of our sorrow.

    I would love to be at the service , but the walking is so difficult for me, but believe me my thoughts and prayers are with you all.. All my Love and God Bless you all Mama Durell (Helen)

    Name » 26. Jun, 2014

    Thanks Reba family

    Debbie Miller » 26. Jun, 2014

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss.
    Bob & Margaret Toney
    Gerald & Debbie Miller
    Bobby Toney

    Bob & Marcia Howard » 26. Jun, 2014

    Deepest Sympathy to all of the Family

    Darrell & Peggy Lackey » 27. Jun, 2014

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Lillian Williford Whiteside » 28. Jun, 2014

    My broher Arlis wanted to see him while we were in Ark last October 2013. sorry to hear he had passed away. I would love to corresponde with members of the family. Lillian