Gail Howard, 53

Brenda Gail Childers Howard, 53, of Hickory Flat, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.
She was born Oct. 6, 1959, in New Albany to Harold and Evelyn Beasley Childers. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Hickory Flat. She was an employee of Master-Bilt in New Albany.
Services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, at United Funeral Service chapel with the Rev. Larry West officiating. Burial was in McKay Cemetery in Hickory Flat. United Funeral Service was in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, Johnny Wayne Howard; her mother, Evelyn Childers of Hickory Flat; one son, Justin Allen Howard (Kristen) of Hickory Flat; two sisters, Diane Lollar (Cecil) and Reba Wilkinson (Warren), both of Hickory Flat; four brothers, John Vanzant (Jewel) of Hickory Flat, Tim Vanzant (Donna) of Mt. Pleasant, Allen Childers (Peggy) of Southaven and Larry Childers (Margie) of Hernando; and two step-grandchildren, Kanin and Kali.
She was preceded in death by her father and one son, Gregory Howard.
Pallbearers were John Morrow, Chris Owen, Johnny Gowdy, Kyle Pannell, Austin Pannell and Adam Pannell. Honorary pallbearers were Payton Lollar and Matt Coker.
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