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Betty L. Howard

Betty L. Howard, age 78, of Shell Knob, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

Betty Howard

She was born March 19, 1942 in Vilonia, Arkansas, the daughter of Lonnie and Viola (Goodnight) Carroll. On November 23, 1960 she was united in marriage to Dennis Howard, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Vinell Howard of Shell Knob, Missouri and Regina Dodd and her husband Michael of Wichita, Kansas; one grandson, Shayne Howard of Wichita, Kansas and four great grandchildren, Dakoda, Zackery, Shiana and Konnor.

Preceding her in death were her parents and siblings, Eva, Johnie and Florene.

Betty grew up and received her education in Wichita, Kansas where she graduated from high school. Throughout her life she worked at Travelers Insurance, Boeing and Archer from which she retired in 2008. After retirement she and Dennis moved to the lake area to make their home. Some of her favorite pastimes were singing, playing guitar and crocheting.

Graveside services were held at Lake Park Memorial Gardens in Shell Knob, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Pastor Trent Huse conducted the services.

Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society in memory of Betty.

Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences

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