Edo Howard was born Nov. 26, 1917, in Great Bend, Kan., and died March 8, 2009, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 91. She was the daughter of W.A. Welch and Clarla Stout Welch.
She was employed as a certified nurse's aide.
She is survived by: her children, Allen Howard and wife, Anne of Virginia Beach, Va., Leroy Howard and wife, Betty of Koshkonong, Mo., and John Howard of Koshkonong, Mo.; her grandchildren, David Howard and wife, Michelle of Chesterfield, Mo., Leigh Anne Whitworth and husband, Kirk of Leawood, Kan., Amy Christoph of Washington D.C., Shannon Reeves of Mountain Home, Ark., Lacy Delargy of Oklahoma, Robert Jones and wife, Paulette of McAllen, Texas, Chris Reeves and wife, Angie of Thayer, Mo., and LaRee Rees and husband, Ray of Thayer, Mo.; 11 great grandchildren; and two sisters, Loys Hubbard of Goodlettsville, Tenn., and Jan Phenix of Batesville.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, Marshall Howard in 1972
Burial was in the Thayer Cemetery in Thayer, Mo., with arrangements under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo.