Wilma Kay (Francis) Howard, 46, of South Lebanon died peacefully on Wednesday, January 1, 2003 at Hospice
of Cincinnati, following a long illness. Born April 29, 1956 in Salyersville, Kentucky, the daughter of Walter and
Marie (Jenkins) Francis, she lived in Warren County for the past 28 years. She had been employed at SRI, Inc. in
Mason for the past ten years and was a member of the Northern New Home Church in Goshen. Preceded in death
by her parents; brother, Henry Francis; and sister, Helen Walker. She is survived by her devoted husband of
twenty nine years, James Herman Howard; son, James Jason Howard; daughter. Shawna Howard; step-mother,
Anna Sue Francis, all of South Lebanon; brothers, Harry Francis and Jeffrey Hall, both of South Lebanon, Gray
Dale Francis of Lebanon and Doug Francis of Morrow; sisters, Kathy Howard, Linda Sue Deaton, Jennifer Gadis
and Laranda Krebs, all of South Lebanon, Catrina Lehman of Lebanon, Hazel Collins and Deidra Bowman, both of
Kentucky; grandson, Logan Michael Howard of South Lebanon; and a host of nieces, nephews and other dear
family and friends.
Visitation was Friday evening with the funeral service on Saturday, January 4, 2003 at the Stine-Kilburn Funeral
Home, Lebanon. Burial was in the Deerfield Cemetery, South Lebanon.