Geneva Moore Howard departed this earthly life on Friday, April 19, 2013 at her residence in Columbia.
Born in Sumter County on September 15, 1953, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Catherine Moore.
“Bunch”, as she was affectionately known, attended the public schools in Sumter County and graduated from Maywood High School, Class of 1972. She was baptized as a Jehovah’s Witness, where she served diligently until her health failed.
She was employed by Georgia Pacific Company for many years. She also lived in Germany and worked at a daycare center. She had a passion for attending her Christian meetings. She was especially fond of her dogs and her flowers. She enjoyed witnessing to others and sharing her love for Jehovah
She was united in marriage to Lonnie Howard. She is survived by a son, LaRon Howard. In addition, her memories will be cherished by her loving sisters, Eartha Moore, Anna D. Gibson, Henrietta (Eugene) Burton, and a brother, John W. Moses, all of Sumter; two uncles; four aunts; several nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p. m., Wednesday, April 24, 2013 from the West Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 100 Lyman Road, Sumter, with Elder John Cannon, officiating.
The family will receive friends and relatives at the home of her sister, Henrietta Burton, 918 Mordred Street, Sumter.
The Remains will be placed in the church at 12:00 p. m.
The funeral procession will leave 12:20 p. m. from the home of her sister.
Floral bearers and Pall bearers will be friends of the family.
Interment will be in the Mayesville Cemetery, Mayesville.