Mr. Chester Curtis Howard, age 92, of Summerville, GA died Tuesday, February 24,2009 at Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Mr. Howard was born April 13, 1916 in Dekalb County, AL, the son of the late WilliamPinkney and Ninnah Mary Craft Howard.  He was retired from Mt. Vernon Mills andwas a member of the Pennville Church of Christ.  Mr. Howard was a veteran of the United States Army.  He was preceded in death by sisters, Dovie Ernest and Bertha Johnson, and brothers, Charles Howard, Winston Howard, Marvin Howard, and Ozell Howard.
Mr. Howard is survived by his wife, Anne Lee Williams Howard, Summerville, GA; sisters, Minnie Burton, Summerville, GA, and Delera Vinson, Lamar, MO; sisters-in-law, Betty Duckett, Rossville, GA and Daphine Hammitt, Summerville, GA; and several Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. m. Thursday, February 26, 2009 at the chapel of Mason Funeral Home with Minister Robbie Eversole officiating.  Burial will follow in Garrett Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be members of the Pennville Church of Christ.  Honorary pallbearers will be the Staff of Oakview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, and Nephews.
Mr. Howard will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until the service on Thursday, February 26, 2009. Mason Funeral Home is directing.  For guestbook, please go online to www.mason`