Rhonda M. Howard, 57, dies unexpectedly April 1
Rhonda M. Howard, 57 of North Vernon and formerly of Westport, died unexpectedly at 9:57 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2013 at the emergency room of St. Vincent Jennings Hospital.
Memorial services were Monday at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with Pastor Della Hamilton officiating.
Mrs. Howard graduated from Tatum High School in Tatum, Texas. She moved to Indiana in 1993 and attended the Hamilton Praise Ministries. She enjoyed cooking, fishing, sewing and gardening.
Born August 9, 1955 in San Diego, California, Mrs. Howard was the daughter of Marvin and Beverly (Milkey) O'Brien. On July 30, 1994 she married James Robert Howard at Pendleton and he survives.
Other survivors include her mother of Henderson, Texas; daughter, Michelle Stewart of North Vernon; sons, Kevin Stewart of Hallsville, Texas, Chris Stewart of Greensburg and Thomas Perkins of Westport; brother, Bob O'Brien of Texas and 13 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Marvin O'Brien and a brother, Bill O'Brien.
Memorial contributions through the funeral home to help with expenses.