Lois Lorrain Howard, age 81, beloved wife, mother, and “Mema” went home to be with her husband of 62 years on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. She was born on June 12, 1941 to Lois Beach (Coward) and John Lawson Beach. After John passing at an early age, Lois was raised by her step-father Ralph Coward. She married on September 3rd, three short months after meeting her husband. Lois enjoyed watching the Florida Gator, NASCAR, and working with her hands. She was most passionate however about her pets Sassy, Smokey, and her best friend Si.
Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Howard; her sister, Katherine Breeden; brother, John I Beach; step-sister, Carolyn Brown; step-brother, Sam Coward; and her nephew, Rex Coward.
She is survived by her daughters, Theresa Howard and Delinda Howard Terry; her sister in-laws, Cindy Rivers, Linda Howard, Sharon Long, and Alice Beach; brother in-laws, Patrick Howard, and Milton Howard; her adored grandson and great-children: Jacob Strano and his wife Andi, Magnolia and Jazmyn, Braylen and Kameron; along with many nieces and nephews.
You are invited to share a personal memory of Lois or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral Home of Athens and the Cody family are honored to assist the family with these arrangements.