Mrs. Merley C. Howard, 85, of Salt Lick, passed away Friday evening February 25, 2022 at her residence.
Born May 2, 1936, she was a daughter of the late William Cuthbert “Bert” and Carrie Patton McNabb. She was a homemaker and had formerly worked at St. Claire Regional Medical Center in the business office. She attended the By Pass Church Of God.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, James B. Howard, 2 grandsons, Steven Hardin and Raymond “R.B.” Hardin and 2 brothers.
Survivors include 1 daughter, Twila Hardin and her husband Thomas, 1 son, James V. Howard and his wife Nellie, 1 sister, Mildred McKee, 5 grandchildren, Will Hardin (Tammy), Chrissy Hardin (Allen), Carrie Howard, Whitney Goldy (Austin) and Aaron Howard, 2 granddaughters in law, Regina Hardin and Jamie Hardin, several great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren and a special nephew, Russell Carter and his wife Brenda.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday March 1, 2022 at 2:30 PM at Powell Funeral Home, Salt Lick, KY with Rev. Vernon Gross officiating. Burial will follow in White Sulphur Cemetery, Salt Lick, KY. Visitation will be Tuesday March 1, 2022 from 11:00 AM until service time at 2:30 PM at the funeral home.
Serving as pallbearers will be Will Hardin, Aaron Howard, Allen Hardin, Dilan Hardin and Dusty Hardin and Austin Goldy. Honorary pallbearers will be Russell Carter, Taylor Davidson, David Ward and Kris Krolikowski.
Online memorial and guestbook available at www.powellfhsaltlick.com.
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