February 5, 2013

Michel Don Howard

The Express-Star

CHICKASHA — Michel Don Howard, 70, of Chickasha was called home to be with his maker on Saturday Feb. 2, 2013.

He was born to the late E.H. Howard and Vera Christine Howard on Dec. 28, 1942 in Bray. Don graduated from Marlow High School in 1960 and joined the United States Air Force in 1966. He married his wife, Laura Ann Spangler Howard, on Spet. 28, 1996 in Burkburnett, Texas and lived together in Wichita, Kan. before relocating to Chickasha in 1970. Don worked at Mayo Tire, Livingston Machinery, and Stallion Trailer where he retired in 2001.

Don is survived by his wife, Laura Ann Howard of Chickasha; four children: Michael Howard of Laramie, Wyom., Sherril Givens and husband Anthony of Chickasha; Kathren Clayton and husband Rob of Lexington, Charlie Howard and wife Dawn of Blanchard; a sister: Sharron Allen and husband Mike of Newcastle; two brothers: Freddie Howard and wife Ruth of Bryan, Texas and Eddie Howard a d wife Fayrene of Chickasha; eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at Southern Oaks Church of Christ. 3320 S. 16 in Chickasha on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Don Howard Memorial Fund at Chickasha Bank and Trust, 1924 S. 4th St, in Chickasha or call 405-222-0550.