July 10, 1920 – November 21, 2017

Margaret “Meg” Fae (Kinard) Howard, 97, formerly of Rose Hill, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in La Quinta, California.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. On Friday, December 8, 2017 at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park in North Hollywood, California. Her son Lester Howard will officiate and burial will follow in the Valhalla Memorial park Cemetery.

Margaret was born on July 10, 1920 in Randolph County, Georgia. She married Harold Emrick Howard on November 22, 1938, after moving to Jasper County, Illinois. She and Harold raised 6 children while farming near Rose Hill, Illinois. They sold the farm and moved to Burbank, California in May 1966. Margaret was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Burbank, California.


Margaret is survived by her daughter, Mary Helen and sons, Jerry, Lester, Barnette and Raye. She was a grandmother to 17, great-grandmother to 30 and great, great-grandmother to 3.

She was preceded in death by her husband Harold and daughter Pamela.