In memory of
James Talmadge Howard
James Talmadge Howard Aug. 16,1933 - Oct. 11, 2016 Dudley, GA- James Talmadge Howard, age 83, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2016 in Serenity Place in Dublin. Funeral Services will be held Friday, October 14, 2016, at 2:00 P.M. at Trail Branch Primitive Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Howard was a lifelong resident of Laurens County. He was the son of the late J.B. and Minnie Lee Howard. He was preceded in death by his brothers Rufus and Robinson Howard, sister Betty Watson and son Glyn Howard. He was a member and deacon of Bethel Primitive Baptist Church in Dublin. He was a retired farmer and Laurens County Sheriff's Office jailor. He was a loving and always supportive husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend. Survivors are his wife of 61 years, Fae Simmons Howard; four sons, David (Cathy) Howard of Meeks, Wayne (Faith) Howard of Dudley, Michael (Amy) Howard of Niota, TN, and Philip (Alisa) Howard of Greenville, TN; grandchildren, Timothy, Dusty (Nicole) Howard, Autumn, Elizabeth (Jonathan) Hanley, Heather, Josh, Aiden, Zachery, Olivia and Maddeline, Jamie (Dena) Horne and Joey Horne; great-grandchildren, Nolan and Blakely Hanley, Chase and Joseph Horne; brother Marvin (Kathryn) Howard of Dudley; sisters-in-law, Grace Howard of Montrose and Annie Rae Howard of Dudley; and a host of extended relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Serenity Hospice of Dublin, 520 Hillcrest Pkwy, Dublin, GA 31021 or the Alzheimer's Association 886 Mulberry St, Macon, GA 31201. The family is at 1472 Laurens Hill Church Road and will greet friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Thursday at Mathis Funeral Home. www.mathisfh.net View the online memorial for James Talmadge Howard
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