HOWARD - Viola (nee Workman) Entered into rest April 10, 2017 at age 99, beloved wife of the late Israel Howard; loving sister of Maude Bacon and Geneva (Robert) Mahone of Buffalo, NY; also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will receive friends Monday, April 17, 2017, 11 AM-12 noon at St. Luke African-Methodist-Episcopal Zion Church, 314 East Ferry St., where Funeral Services will immediately follow. Rev. Cary L. Beckwith officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements by THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME INC., 995 Genesee St.