Annie Howard
Tuesday
8
October

Visitation at Funeral Home

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Akin-Davis Funeral Home
560 E. Hickpochee Ave.
LaBelle, Florida, United States
Wednesday
9
October

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
First Baptist Church Of LaBelle
330 North Main Street
LaBelle, Florida, United States
Thursday
10
October

Final Resting Place

12:30 pm
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Florida National Cemetery
6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, Florida, United States

Obituary of Annie Ruth Howard

Family and friends are celebrating the life of Annie Ruth Parker Howard, age 90, who passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 5, 2019, in Lake Placid, Florida.

Born January 31, 1929, in Hilolo, Florida, Annie Ruth was a long-time resident of LaBelle, Florida, where she was a Hendry County school teacher for 35 years.

Annie Ruth was a graduate of LaBelle High School and Florida State University. She enjoyed concert bands as well as gospel music, supporting youth programs, fresh Florida seafood, attending festivals and cultural events, traveling with family, spending summers on Lake June, bringing together friends and church members for cookouts, playing card games. and opening her home to friends and family. She enjoyed telling and sharing stories about family and old Florida, having lived in Everglades City, Naples, Fort Myers, LaBelle, Alva, Lakeland, Tallahassee, and Lake Placid.

Annie Ruth is preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Walter Robert Howard, Sr. of LaBelle. She will be fondly remembered by her children Judy Stockman (Dave), Walter Robert "Bob" Howard, Jr (Carol), and Kim Dykes (Mike), 7 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, brother Horace T. "Bud" Parker Jr (Joanne) and numerous nieces and nephews.

Annie Ruth's celebration will be held 11am Wednesday, October 9 at First Baptist Church of LaBelle. Visitation will be held 5-7pm Tuesday, October 8 at Akin-Davis Funeral Home in LaBelle. Burial will take place 12:30pm Thursday, October 10 at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church of LaBelle Fidelis Scholarship Fund.

Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.

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