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Carolyn F. Howard

Published: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Carolyn F. Howard

DIXON – Carolyn F. Howard, 82, of Dixon, died Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Dixon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She had worked at the Dixon State School.

She was born March 8, 1930, in Tiskilwa, the daughter of Nathaniel and Alice (Tyne) Bickett. She married Melton L. Howard on July 28, 1948.

Survivors include her husband; three sons, Kevin Howard and Dennis (Darlene) Howard, both of Dixon, and Ed (Sherry) Howard of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.; daughter, Karen Metcalf of Grants Pass, Ore.; brother, Floyd (Nancy) Bickett, and sister, Mary (Mell) Cooper, both of Princeton; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sons, Lawrence, Terry, and Brian; three brothers, Richard, Kenny, and Roger; and one sister, Irene. 

There will be no visitation. Private services will be at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded. Jones Funeral Home in Dixon is handling arrangements.

Visit www.thejonesfh.com to send condolences.

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