Maxine Howard - 1927-2007 Cloma “Maxine” Howard, 80, of Ashland, Ky., died Friday evening, Nov. 23, 2007, in Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va. The Willard, Ky., native was born Sept. 2, 1927, the daughter of the late George Slone and Ollie Oney Slone McDavid. Her loving husband of 58 years, Charles Edward Howard, survives. She was a member of 39th Street Baptist Church of Ashland. She was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker. She had formerly worked at Owens Illinois Ship Yards and Standard Overall Dry Cleaners. She was preceded in death by a brother, Jay McDavid, and a sister, Lillian Porter. Survivors, in addition to her husband, include a son and daughter-in-law, Charles E. Jr. (Debbie) Howard of Pedro, Ohio; three daughters and sons-in-law, Donna (Randall) Robinson of Lexington, Ky., and Regina (Todd Miller) Twinam and Charlene (Michael) Morgan, both of Ashland; a brother, Jack McDavid of Grayson., Ky.; two sisters, Ethel “Pee Gee” Everman and Janet Meenachs, both of Grayson; grandchildren Kyle and Kent Robinson, Brittany Twinam, Johnny Hurley, Josie Thomas and Jared and Haley Howard; a special cousin, JoAnn Osborne of Ashland; and a special friend, Irene Walters of Ashland. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today, Nov. 27, 2007, at Steen Funeral Home-Marshall Steen Chapel in Ashland. Burial will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland. Visitation will be after noon today at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhomes.com.
Submitted by: Linda Cheeks Pittano