Susie Howard, 89 of Loyall was born on September 17, 1931 in Bardstown, Kentucky and entered Heaven on June 16, 2021 at Middlesboro Appalachian Regional Hospital. Susie retired from Harlan Appalachian Regional Hospital as Assistant Director of Nursing after 40 years of service as a Registered Nurse. She was baptized at Bloomfield Baptist Church in Bloomfield, KY and attended the Loyall Church of Christ and enjoyed spending time at the lake, fishing and Kentucky Basketball and was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Ada Thompson Robinson; her husband, Gillis Howard, Jr.; her siblings, Joetta Sandiford, Tilly Harp, Betty Jean Young, George Robinson, Jack Robinson, Cecil Robinson and Linda Lyvers.
She is survived by her son Glen and wife, Sabra Howard; her granddaughter, Jeri Lynn and husband, Roy Milwee, her grandson, Bradley and wife, Lyndsey Howard; her great-grandson Ridge Milwee and Baby Howard arriving in December 2021. She is also survived by her sister, Mary Elizbeth Orzo and her brother, Steve and wife, Judy Robinson; her sisters-in-law Emma Mae Robinson, Vida Mahan and Freda Parker; her brothers-in-law, Frank and wife, Cora Howard and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Funeral services will be Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 11AM in the Chapel of Henson & Rich Funeral Home with Scott Hyden officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery with family and friends serving a pallbearers.
Friends may call Friday between 5 and 7 P.M. at the funeral home.
The Nightingale Tribute Reading will be at 6:45 on Friday evening at the funeral home. All former and current co-workers are encouraged to attend.
Memorial contributions may be made to Loyall Church of Christ Ladies Aid, 501 Wilkerson Street Loyall, KY 40854.
On behalf of the staff of the Henson & Rich Funeral Home we would like to offer our heartfelt sympathy to the Howard Family during your time of bereavement.
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