Mary Louise Oliver Howard, 82, of Benton, formerly of Stuttgart, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at Cornerstone Hospital of Little Rock.
Mrs. Howard was born July 7, 1936, in Stuttgart to Thomas Henry and Effie Mae Graves Oliver. She was a Stuttgart High School graduate and received her associate degree in business from Rice Belt Vocational School in DeWitt. She was an administrative assistant at Custom Building Concepts in Benton.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Gene Howard; brothers, Milton Oliver, Dude Oliver and John Leo Oliver; and sisters, Lucille Dorsch, Delores Synco and Gloria Dickson.
Survivors are sons, Mark Douglas Howard (Rita) and Jeffery Scott Howard (Yvette Elaine), all of Benton; brothers, Dennis Oliver of Stuttgart and Roger Oliver of Humnoke; granddaughter, Brittney Nicole Beverly (Bryce Colter); grandsons, Brandon Lee Howard, Denton Kyle Howard and Keaton Thomas Howard; and great-granddaughter, Bianca Annmarie Beverly.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at Lone Tree Cemetery chapel.