Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Vernon Memorial Apostolic Church in Cleveland with Elder William Cummings officiating. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery in Zumbro under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home in Cleveland.
Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. on Friday, June 13, 2014, at the funeral home and beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Survivors include sons, James Howard Jr. of Dallas, Texas, Darren Alexander and Johnny Howard, both of Milwaukee, Wis., Michael Shorter of North Carolina, and Joshua Rose of Chicago, Ill.; daughters, Cassandra Hoover of Greenwood, Latoria Davis of Milwaukee, Wis., Tiffany Giles, Kira Giles, China Giles and Nuandia Giles, all of Chicago, Illinois; brothers, Clarence Howard, Jr. of Greenvile, Oscar Howard of Benoit, and Edward Howard of Renova; sisters, Loretha Leonard of Scott, Emma Braxton of Joliet, Ill., Mary Keyes of Cleveland, and Frances Howard of Renova; 21 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Online guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.tlredmonfuneralhome.com.