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Obituary: Mr. Franklin Howard

1932 – 2023
Funeral Service for Mr. Franklin Howard, 91, of LaFayette, Alabama, will be Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 2:00 pm (CT) at the Center Baptist Church. Rev. D.J. Belser, Rev. Randall Hamer, Rev. Paul Howard, and Rev. Lamar Smith will officiate. Burial will follow in the Center Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 from 12:30 pm (CT) to 1:30 pm (CT) at Center Baptist Church.
Mr. Howard passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2023 at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center. He was born on March 28, 1932 in Chambers County Alabama to Jim Howard and Ella Hawkins Howard. Mr. Howard attended school at Ridge Grove and Camp Hill. He served in the US Army from 1954 through 1956. He was a member and deacon of Center Baptist Church. Mr. Howard worked over his lifetime as a farmer, insurance agent, store clerk, church furniture installer, textile worker, and substitute postal mail carrier. He was also the owner of F&L Small Engines and Feed Store. Mr. Howard loved woodworking, fox, deer, turkey hunting, and working in his pecan orchard.
Mr. Howard’s important beliefs and values that have guided his life: Faith in God, Salvation, Protection and His Love and Forgiveness.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Louise Howard; daughters, Janice Oliver (Doug) and Sharon Walters (Sidney); sons, Jimmy Howard (Cindy) and Jody Howard (Ginger); eleven grandchildren; and seventeen great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Jamie Howard; parents; and ten Siblings.
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Langley Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Franklin Howard.

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