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Linda Kay Howard
January 14, 1945 ~ November 13, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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Linda Kay Howard, 78 of Portsmouth passed away Monday, November 13, 2023 at SOMC Hospice. She was born January 14, 1945 in Scioto County, a daughter of the late Eugene and Alafair Whitley Shonkwiler, was a bank teller, and her grandchildren's biggest fan. She was a loving mam and loved to be with her family and supporting her grandchildren in all their sporting events.
She is survived by her son, Darrin Lee (Gina) Howard; five grandchildren, Cory Lee (Aron) White, Darrin Lee Howard, Dalton Lee Howard, Cory Bradley, Devon (Kelsey) Bradley; six great grandchildren, Baylee Lynn Guido, Izaiah White, Kayanna White, Taylan White, Jace White, Wrenlee Bradley; one sister, Willa (Charles "Art") Marion; two sisters-in-law, Patty Shonkwiler, Kathy Glaze, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Lee Howard, and two brothers, Walter Shonkwiler and Keith Shonkwiler.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 16, 2023 at Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford with Mike Simpson officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace. Friends may call at the funeral home starting at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to SOMC Hospice, 2201 25th Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662. Online condolences may be sent to www.edafh.com.