Margie Ford Howard, 72, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 19, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born June 6, 1945, in Crossville, the daughter of Edward Wiley and Maude Simpson Ford.
She and her husband lived in the Grassy Cove community and she worked many years as a lab technician in Harriman, TN. She was a member of Grassy Cove United Methodist Church and often attended Meridian Baptist Church as well. She loved to spend time gardening and canning.
She is survived by her husband, Conley Howard of Crossville; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Harold Howard and his wife Carol of Wartburg, TN, Wesley Howard and his wife Diana also of Wartburg, TN, and Janice Hall of Harriman, TN; and many special nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Grassy Cove United Methodist Church. Burial was in Grassy Cove Cemetery.
Published on December 29, 2017