OBITUARY

Donna Marie Harger Howard

December 27, 1938August 16, 2011

HOWARD, Donna Marie (Harger) – of Flint, passed August 16, 2011 at her home. Mrs. Howard was born December 27, 1938 in Flint, the daughter of Clayton (Connie) Harger and Rita (Coggins Harger. She reside most of her life in Flint. Donna married Tommie L. Howard on October 14, 1957. Then remarried February 23, 1971. Mrs. Howard was a member of Saint Michaels Church. She worked at Stevenson Elementary and Doyle - Ryder. Surviving are children, Keith Howard of Flint, Teresa Mansell of Flint, Peggy Maddox of Flint, Kevin and Mary Howard of Flint, Randy and Annette Howard of Flint, Dennis Howard of Flint; brother Alan Harger; 16 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren, lots of nieces and nephews. Mrs. Howard was preceded in death by her mom and dad, husband, sister’s, 2 brother’s. 5 aunt’s, 5 uncle’s, 1 granddaughter. Mom’s Gift of Life You raised six kids, all on your own. Now the day has come, the Lord has called you home. Mom you taught us the difference, between right and wrong And showed the family, what it is to be strong. You opened our eyes to the beauty in life Making sure things, were always alright. We’ll think about those, childhood hurts. The days when life, just went wrong. Always remembering the love you gave. To help us grow up strong. Mom you taught us to find, the joys in life, To cherish laughter, as long as we live. All these lessons, will lead to happiness, What greater gift, could a mom give.

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September 14, 2011

Steve and Ashley Sheaer and Patterson

September 14, 2011

Grandma Donna we are very lucky to have met you, you were a very wonderful woman that we all cherished, we wish we could have spent more time with you, but we are very happy you are in a better place with your mother. We will miss you so much. You made so many people happy.My stepfather Kevin was so lucky to have you as a mother. My mother loved you so much, she always talked about you and how you always made her smile, We love you and you will always be in our hearts. love always Steve and Ashley.

Patti Shaver

August 31, 2011

Patti Shaver

August 31, 2011

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Carol Storey

August 28, 2011

May you rest in Peace, my dear cousin Donna. Although we did'nt see each other very often you were always cherished by my family and me. All my condolences to your children and grandkids. Donna you were a heck of a woman!

Mark Coggins

August 27, 2011

I just found out a couple of days ago about my beautiful cousin Donna. I am totally saddened by the loss. Although, we have not seen each other much through these past years, I thought about her from time to time. I will miss her dearly. I am so sorry for your loss. You lost a wonderful, loving, and caring person. Well, you haven't really lost her, she will always remain in your hearts forever, and mine too, of course. I hope to see you soon in September to share in the many great memories we have shared. Love you all, Mark

Marsha Coggins-Baker

August 23, 2011

Dear Family, I am so sorry to know of Donna's passing.
As I look at the picture you've placed on this guest book. I am saddened to know I will never see her again.
She is...was a dear cousin.

Ladies, my second cousins and your children, I am sorry we never had that dinner we spoke of at Uncle Ken's funeral.
I'm hoping to see you at the dinner in September.

God Bless you and keep you all in His loving arms.

Mary

August 23, 2011

Thankyou for all the special memories you have given to me. You became my friend, my beautiful mother-in-law, but it was more, you took me into you family and treated me like your daughter, you were my "mom" to. I will cherish dearly all those beautiful times we spent together. You taught me to live life to its fullest, just like you did. We couldn't take our last special walk together, so i hope that the last walk you took from us, was to all those beautiful Angels, just like you. Our journey together has ended, but someday i will see you again, and when i do, and you hear "hey Sexy", you will know who it is. Your new journey you have taken is as beautiful as you. You will Be MIssed, but you will always be in my Heart and Thoughts. I LOVE YOU!

James Chapman

August 23, 2011

Too my loving grandma,I love and miss you dearly. You taught me a lot you taught me that by rubbing the paint of my toy cars on the sidewalk just ruined my cars and hurt mu knuckles. LOL no really you taught me to love and showed me the mental strenghth of ten geniuses. All I'm trying to say beautiful is I love you and will miss you everyday I will never forget you you truly am an amazing women and will ne missed by many.

candy

August 23, 2011

One of the most amazing women I've ever had the pleasure of knowing. I couldn't have asked for a better women to be my sons great grandmother. Your amazing spunky personality will be missed. The lord sure took an angel when he called you home.