Burial will follow in the Hurricane Grove Cemetery.
Visitation with the Howard family will be from 5pm until 9pm, Wednesday evening at Manchester Funeral Home and from 10am until service time Thursday at the church.
Mrs. Howard passed away Monday morning at the Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.
Mrs. Howard was born in Miami, Florida the daughter of the late William Duke Speight and Bessie Copeland Speight. She was retired from the SAS Shoe Company in Tullahoma and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Manchester. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husbands, Armando Torano and E.C. Howard, and by a sister, Harriette Johnson.
Mrs. Howard is survived by:
One son, Armando Torano III of Manchester
Two Daughters, Brenda Torano and Valarie Smith, both of Manchester
Two Brothers, Richard Speight of Washington DC
Duke Arthur Speight of South Carolina
Grandchildren, Alexis Clem and Robert and Thomas Smith, all of Manchester
Niece, Connie Crawford Johnson of Manchester
Nephew, Wade Johnson of Nashville
FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO MAKE MEMORIAL DONATIONS, THE FAMILY SUGGESTS:
The “Finish the Work Fund” %First Baptist Church, 1006 Hillsboro Blvd. Manchester, TN 37355
MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE HOWARD FAMILY