Lutishia Hudson Howard, 91

by | December 5, 2018 3:35 pm

   A home-going celebration for Lutishia Hudson Howard, 91, was held Saturday, December 1, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. at Swainsboro City Auditorium with D.G. Mosley presiding. Interment followed in Love Hill Baptist Church of Midville. She died November 23, 2018, in the home of her daughter and caregiver, Loretta Jenkins..

Mrs. Lutishia Hudson Howard was born November 8, 1927, in Midville to the late Hattie Hudson and H. Hudson. She jointed Thomas Hill Baptist Church at an early age, then moved from Thomas Hill to Love Hill in 1940. Howard also joined the Love Hill Choir at the age of 12. She was elected as the assistant leader of choir, then selected as secretary of choir, and served as secretary of choir union in the building convention. Howard was joined in holy matrimony on March 15, 1944, to the love of her life, the late Worth Talmadge Howard Sr., in which 25 children was added to this union—six boys and eight girls; 11 others preceded in death. IN 1981, Christopher LaShon was also added to this union. In addition to her parents and husband, Howard was preceded in death by Silas L. Howard, Johnny Lee Howard, John Edward Howard, and Christopher LaShon Howard.

Survivors include three sons, W.T. Howard Jr., Leonard Howard, and Clarence Howard; eight daughters, Susan Dawkins, Lula Mae Rainey, Magnolia Howard, Luishia Mack, Bertha Howard, Pennie Weaver, Loretta Jenkins, and Virginia Turner; three brothers, Mack Hudson, Williams Hudson, and Charlie Hudson Sr.; as a sister, Rosa Lee Moody; and a host of many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Pallbearers were the grandchildren of Howard.

Mosley Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.

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