Geraldine Howard, 85, of Elkview, West Virginia, passed away peacefully on the evening of Monday, October 1, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born on July 13, 1933 in Olive Hill, KY, a daughter of the late John Milt and Mary Abigail (Nolan) Gilliam.
Geraldine had a warm personality. She loved the outdoors and would spend time fishing, camping, riding motorcycles and yard sales. She enjoyed cooking and going to fish fry’s. Granny was a homemaker and loved her family, especially her grandchildren and her little dogs.
Those left to cherish her memory include her children; Daniel Earl (wife: Lynette) Manning, Charles Richard (wife: Donna) Manning, Robert Dale (wife: Alicia) Manning and Linda Sue (husband: Ron) Axson; 14 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren and a brother, James (wife: Julie) Gilliam.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lester “Red” Howard (2013); son, David Lee Howard; two brothers, Homer and Lovell Gilliam; seven sisters, Girtie Henderson, Ruby Rayburn, Geneva Littleton, Louise Gilliam, Dovie Gilliam, Lorean Porter and Betty Arnett.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Heritage Funeral Care with Rev. Gene Bennett officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10:00 am until the time of the service on Saturday.
You may send the family a personal condolence at www.heritagefuneralcares.com
The Hunt family and Heritage staff is honored to serve the family of Geraldine Howard.