Juanita Callihan Howard
  • 86 years old
  • Date of birth: Jan 18, 1928
  • Date of passing: Nov 11, 2014
Let the memory of Juanita be with us forever

Juanita Callihan Howard, 86, a longtime resident of Harnett County passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at Green Leaf Care Center in Lillington.

A native of Warren County, the daughter of the late Wiley Callihan and Ina Freeman. She was a retired registered nurse. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty years, Rev. Earl W. Howard.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, November 14, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church by Rev. Keith Williams and Rev. Mark Howard. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.

Surviving are three daughters; Susan H. Bettini (Rick) of Gibsonville, Cindy H. Slaughter (Bob) of Mt. Olive, Amy H. Hovermale of Angier, two sons; Bill Howard of Columbia, S.C., Tim Howard (Lynn) of Angier, a brother, Aaron Callihan of Farmville, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will follow the Graveside service in the Fellowship Hall of the church.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Elaine McPherson on 13th November 2015

"I remember how sweet Mrs. Howard was when I would go to visit my Aunt Myrtle Ray. Mrs. Howard always had a precious little smile. I pray for continued comfort for the family and friends. God bless."

This tribute was added by Buddy Smith on 13th November 2014

"Mrs Howard was an fantastic friend to my sister Myrtle & a devoted Christian. She also enjoyed our weekly visits and family discussions about family. I believe she felt like family to all of us. We loved her like family. My dog 'Jake' went with me most all the time,  which she enjoyed very much. This fine lady will always be in our hearts.
- Buddy & Faye Smith   & 'Jake'"

This tribute was added by Jerry Weisner on 13th November 2014

"We are praying and thinking of you daily. May God's grace comfort you and your family during this loss.
Jerry & Donna Weisner"

This tribute was added by sandy hockaday on 12th November 2014

"I am thinking and praying for you and your family at this time.  I will always have memories of my Juanita.  I love you and I will miss you dearly, but I know that I will see you on the other side.  Sandy & Kevin"

This tribute was added by Peggy Ballance on 12th November 2014

"On behalf of the Wayne County, NC -  "A Nightigales' Farewell"  Nurses' organization, our sincere condolences to all of Mrs Howard's family."

This tribute was added by Grover Smith on 12th November 2014

"Mrs Howard was a wonderful Christian and friend...  She will be deeply missed for her kindness and Christian life.

Grover and Esther Smith"

This tribute was added by June Thomas on 11th November 2014

"Please know that I am thinking you all of you.  I know Ms. Howard will be missed but you are comforted by knowing that she and Mr. Howard are together again and are in the loving hands of God, our Father."


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