Annie Bell Riley Howard, 90, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Houma, LA, passed away peacefully at 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 24, 2019.
Visitation; will be from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at St. Lucy Catholic Church in Houma. Burial will follow in Southdown Cemetery.
She is survived by her sons, James (Lorenda), Jeronne (Cheryl), Jason (Dr. Cheryl), Jerrol, Jonathan (Elizabeth), Junius (Linda), and Jermaine Howard; daughters, Beverley Castillo, Betty Jean Riley, Barbara Howard, and Brenda Porter (Melvin); stepdaughters, Mary and Dr. Glenda Patterson; twenty grandchildren; twenty-eight great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; brother, Gerald Riley (Gail); sisters, Annette Ruffin (Floyd), Hallette Celestin (John) and Bonnie Riley.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Howard, Sr.; sons, John and Joseph Howard, Jr.; parents, Thomas and Julia Broglin Riley; brothers, Richard, Thomas, Jr., James, Raymond and Fred Riley; sisters, Rosalie Williams and Barbara Johnson.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.
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