Rita Lane Howard

November 16, 1947January 3, 2018

Rita Lane Howard, 70, of Mt. Washington, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Jewish Medical Center South.  She was preceded in death by a son, Charles W. Howard; and her parents, Charles and Ocia Mary Devore.  Rita is survived by her husband, Henry Howard; two sons, Henry Jr. and Bo Howard; one daughter, Jodie Barrera; a sister, Carol Fisher; along with four grandchildren, Javier, Henry, Hector, and Ale.  Funeral services will be 12 p.m. Friday at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Mt. Washington Cemetery.  Friends may visit from 10 a.m. until time of service on Friday.


Dear family please accept my deepest condolences. Remember you are not alone at this difficult time. "God is our refuge and strength, a help that is readily found in times of distress." Psalm 46:1