Beverly Howard


Beverly I. Howard, 66, of Elizabethtown, died at 3:55 p.m. Thursday, October 13, 2016, at her home.

Mrs. Howard was a Secretary at Overhead Door Company and a member of Grammer Presbyterian Church.

The funeral will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with the Rev. Steve Pumphrey officiating. Family and friends may call from 9:30 a.m. to time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Bear Creek Baptist Cemetery.

She loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Howard family to help defray expenses.

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Beverly was born in Columbus, May 8, 1950, to Meredith and Wilma I. Baugh Petro.

She married, Greg Howard Oct. 23, 1982.

Survivors include her husband; children, Missi (May Sarmiento) Gauthier of Rhode Island, Kristy D. Petro of Columbus and Amanda Jean (Jaime) Hernandez of Deputy; brothers, David (Traci) Petro of Columbus and John Petro of Grammer; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Allen Petro.