Laura Howard

Laura Leighty Howard, 87, of Columbia, S.C., formerly of Vermont, died Saturday, June 4, 2005, at Lowman Home.

She was born Aug. 25, 1917, in Vermont, the daughter of Ralph W. and Laura Fern Leighty. She married Robert F. Howard on July 9, 1941, in Glendale, Calif. He preceded her in death.

Surviving are one son, Ralph E. Howard of Columbia; one daughter, Diane L. Howard of Thoiry, France; and one brother, L. Mack Leighty of Vermont.

She graduated from MacMurray College in Jacksonville in 1939.

She was a longtime resident of North Hollywood, Calif., where she served as parish secretary of Valley Lutheran Church. She moved to Columbia in 1992.

Graveside services were held Sunday at Pennington Point Cemetery with Ron Peters officiating.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 9/21/2005

Current Obituaries in the Astoria South Fulton Argus