Vera Louise Howard, 84, of Douglass, passed away Monday evening, Sept. 17, 2012 at her home.

Vera Louise Howard, 84, of Douglass, passed away Monday evening, Sept. 17, 2012 at her home.

Her family includes: husband, Lloyd Howard of the home; sons, Richard Howard of Rockport, Texas, and Ronald Howard of Douglass; daughter, Deborah DeHoff of Douglass; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Vera was preceded in death by her son Lloyd "Buster" Howard, Jr.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Miles Funeral Service in Winfield. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 Wednesday evening. The family will greet visitors from 6 to 7.

Memorials are for Harry Hynes Hospice and for the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.

Online condolences may be made at www.milesfuneralservice.com.