CLOVIS — Patsy Ann Carroll Howard passed away June 23, 2012, in Roswell. Her services were held at Steed Todd Funeral Home in Clovis on Tuesday, June 26, 2012. Interment was at the City Cemetery in Granite, Okla., on June 27, 2012. Rick Sullivan officiated at each service.
Mrs. Howard was born May 19, 1931, in Lone Wolf, Okla., to E.C. “Buddy” Carroll [auth] and Lela Alice Hodgson. On Aug. 10, 1948, she married Dale K. Howard. He preceded her in death on July 11, 1994.
Mrs. Howard loved the Lord and her family. She happily moved with Dale to Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas and Clovis, as he pastored Baptist churches in several locations. She was always involved in choir and children’s and women’s ministries at each church. She loved people and invested herself in the lives of others.
Survivors are three children, Carol Sullivan and husband Rick, of Artesia, Lyle Howard, of Denton, Texas, and Bruce Howard, of Clovis; grandchildren, Marcus (Angie) Sullivan, of Abernathy, Texas, Jonathan (Jennifer) Sullivan, of Lockney, Texas, Heather Howard, of Clovis, and Garry Howard, of Clovis; and four great-grandchildren, Samantha Sullivan and Nathan Sullivan, of Abernathy, and Lawson Sullivan and Addison Sullivan, of Lockney.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother E. C. Carroll Jr., and her son, Garry Howard.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Steed-Todd Funeral Home and Crematory, 800 E. Manana Blvd., Clovis, NM 575- 763-5541. You may also sign the online guest registry at steed-todd.com.