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James Eddie Howard

August 13, 1951 February 18, 2016
James Eddie Howard
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Obituary for James Eddie Howard

Mr. James Eddie Howard, 64, of Morrilton, Ar departed this life Thursday, February 18, 2016. He was born on August 13, 1951 in Morrilton, AR to Essie Bell Foster-Acklin and the late Eddie A. Terry.

He is preceded in death by his father, Eddie A. Terry; one daughter, Cathy Lynn Howard and one brother, Bobby Joe Howard.

He graduated from Morrilton High School and went on to receive his certification from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence in automotive technology, and auto body repair at General Motors in Memphis, Tennessee.

James confessed a life in Christ and attended Zion Temple Church of God in Christ in Conway, Arkansas under the leadership of Bishop Frank Anderson, Jr., where he served faithfully with excitement and discipline.

James is survived by his wife, Lula Mae Howard; three daughters, Stephanie Dawn Howard of Conway, AR, Carrie La Salle Howard of Morrilton, AR and Erica Nicole Howard (Anthony) Dunn of Dallas, TX; two sons, Eric Eddie (Tachayetta) Howard and Gregory Allen Howard, both of Conway, Ar. 

In addition, he is survived by his mother, Essie Acklin of Morrilton, AR; five sisters: Elsie Harris of Conway, AR, Diane (Albert) Brown of Morrilton, AR, Peggy (Jerry) Clemons of Morrilton, AR, Rebecca Barnes of Little Rock, AR, Rita Kay Odom (Kent) DeLoney of Mabelvale, AR; four brothers: Harold Barnes of San Diego, CA, Leonard (Dora) Barnes of Sherwood, AR, Marvin L. Howard of Sacramento, CA, Powell Odom Jr. of Plumerville, AR and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. 

Funeral services will be held 11:00 am, Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Zion Temple Church of God in Christ, 1272 Sutton Street, Conway, AR. Visitation 1-6 pm, Friday, February 26, 2016 at the funeral home. Interment Mt. Zion Cemetery in Morrilton, AR.
Services entrusted to Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home, Morrilton. "IN YOUR TIME OF NEED...WE CARE."

1:00 - 6:00 pm, Friday, February 26, 2016
Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home
307 N. St. Joseph Street/Morrilton, AR

11:00 am, Saturday, February 27, 2016
Zion Temple Church of God in Christ
1272 Sutton Street/Conway, AR

Mt. Zion Cemetery
Morrilton, AR


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