Howard nee Hudson, Sylvia Cecile

Date: Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time: 3:00 to 8:00 PM and after 9:00 AM on Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Visitation Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Date: Wedmesday, December 28, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM

Service Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Anaconda Cemetery, St. Clair, MO

Memorials / Donations:
May be made to the MO Baptist Children's Home.

Sylvia Cecile Howard (nee Hudson) of St. Clair, MO, passed into the arms of the Lord on December 20, 2016. Devoted wife to Jack Sr.; loving mother to e Jack Howard Jr., Robert Howard, Joseph Howard, Eutana (Tim Coles) Howard, Joel Howard Angela Howard, Denise (Chad) Baldwin, Rhonda and Antoinette Jones. Dear Grandmother to Cassie, Daniel, Christy, Candice, David, Jacob, Raven, Caleb, Larron, Dejah, Layania, Diez, Canaysha, Chloe, Cherish, Jack, and Faith. Loved Great Grandmother to Dustin, Cody, Calla, Misty, Anthony, Matthew, MacKenzie, Sage, Maximus, Haylee and Isaac. She was preceded in death by two of her sons, Joseph and Jack Jr.

Sylvia was born April 10, 1935. Sylvia and Jack were married in July 1951. She was a devout Christian and played the piano at church every Sunday until November of this year. Sylvia was a loving and caring person, sharing the Lord's word to everyone she met. She was a foster parent for over 100 children, giving every child love and compassion. She loved to crochet items for family, church members and others in the community.

Visitation will be held from 3:00 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, 530 E. Springfield Ave., St. Clair, MO 63077 with funeral service at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. Burial in Anaconda Cemetery, St. Clair, MO. Memorials may be made to the MO Baptist Children's Home.