back to home page
the news of iowa parkfeatures from around iowa park
weddings, anniversaries and more
local obituaries
columns and letters
sports from local athletes
award-winning photos
let us know
ipleader advertising resources
businesses around iowa park
iowa park churches
area groups
get your message to the people
the iowa park area
the town of friendly living
the best of schools
links of interest
iowa park's paper since 1969
the leader staff
give us a shout





Joe W. (Jody) Howard
1920 - 2011

Joe W. Jody Howard, 91, of Wichita Falls, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, in Wichita Falls.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Jean’s Men’s Bible Class, Nocona, with Buddy Lee officiating. Interment was held in Nocona Cemetery.
Mr. Howard was born Sept. 1, 1920, in Nocona to A.G. Howard and Mary Jane McMillan. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and worked for the U.S. Postal Service. He and Bette Jo Howard were married Aug. 24, 1938, in Marietta, OK. She preceded him in death April 9.

Survivors include three sons, Ed of Iowa Park, Dan of Lubbock, and Ronnie of Sugarland; a daughter, Janie Swinney of Midland; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The family suggest memorials be made to Jean’s Men’s Bible Class of Nocona.

Copyright 2010,, llc, all rights reserved