Harold Loyd "Whitey" Howard, 69, of Tibbie died July 24, 2008 at his residence.
He was born Nov. 11, 1938 He was a retired maintenance superintendent with Courtaulds where he was a dedicated employee for 30 years. He was a member of Tibbie Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Naomi Virginia Berry Howard, Tibbie; one son, Darrell Howard, Tibbie; one daughter, Sherry (David) Ross, Tibbie; three brothers, Curtis (Jeannie) Howard, Terry Howard, all of Tibbie, Grover (Ruth) Howard, Leroy; four sisters, Barbara Parnell, Satsuma, Gloria (Charlie) Glass, Tibbie, Emily Beech, Wagarville, Karen (John) Jessee, Jacksonville, Fla.; four grandchildren.
The service was July 26 at 10 a.m. at Tibbie Baptist Church with Bros. Al Brown and Jim Jordan officiating. Burial was in the Tibbie Baptist Church Cemetery. Lathan Funeral Home of Chatom directed.
Active pallbearers were Scott Berry, Sean Berry, Sherman Berry, Dean Howard, Sean Akridge, Scotty Akridge, Eric Akridge and Elvin Ross.
Honorary pallbearers were Sam Parnell, Ronald Jarrell, Bobby Frank Williams, Tom Baxter, Tim Tindle, Henry Ross, Charlie Howard, Richard Parnell and Hollis Parnell.