DECATUR - Marion Frances Brown Howard, 84, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013.
She was born in Jefferson, the daughter of the late Marion N. and Annie Bell Stepp Brown. She was a graduate of the University of Georgia in 1949 and retired from the DeKalb County Board of Education after her teaching career of 33 years. She was a member of the Oak Grove Methodist Church in Decatur and a member of the Airstream Club. Mrs. Howard was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Lee Howard; brothers, Enoch Brown and Tubby Brown; and sisters, Polly Wood and Wineva Williams.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Ernest and Zoe Howard; and two grandsons, Forrest and Garrett Howard.
Funeral services will be held Saturday March 9, at 1 p.m., in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Louis Miller officiating. Interment will follow in the Howard Cemetery in Jefferson. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, March 9, from noon to 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association-Georgia Chapter, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30346.
Evans Funeral Home Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com