Blanche Howard

Monday, June 6, 2005

BLOOMFIELD - Blanche Howard, 92, died June 4, 2005, at her home.

Born March 13, 1913, in Bloomfield, daughter of the late Harry and Isa Link Taylor, she was a lifelong resident of Stoddard County. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and Rebeckah Lodge in Bloomfield.

In 1937, she married Sidney Hendley who preceded her in death in June 1952. She and Dail Howard were married Aug. 18, 1984, and he died on Jan. 23, 2000.

Survivors include: two stepsons, Larry Howard of Jackson and Bill Howard of Sikeston; one brother, Clarence Taylor of Bloomfield; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. Tuesday until service time at 11 a.m. at Chiles-

Cooper Funeral Home. The Rev. Mike Arthur will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Walker Cemetery.