Betty L. Howard, 92 passed away at Mercy Hospital Joplin, June 30, 2018.

Betty L. Howard, 92 passed away at Mercy Hospital Joplin, June 30, 2018.
Betty was born June 17, 1926 in Joplin, MO to Carl and Lillian Davis. Betty was an active member of the Faith Life Worship center, she and her friends began the Prayer Shawl Ministry and the Widow’s Mite Group, and she was also the president of Club 44, her graduating class.
She made numerous quilts for her family and friends. She and husband sang with the “Glory Land Singers” for many years in local churches, nursing homes and many events
Betty was united in marriage to John J. Howard he preceded her in death July 23, 1997.
Betty is survived by two daughters Sherry Petersen of Carthage and Jennifer Cummins (Don) of Petersburg, Alaska; four grandchildren Ty Cummins, Aaron Cummins, Shelly Jones and Brent Baker and seven great grandchildren, and a soon to be born great great grandson.
Betty is preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters Mildred Stuart and Leona Givens, one brother Robert Davis.
Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Friday July 6, 2018 at Forest Park Cemetery Joplin, MO. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday July 5, 2018 at Ulmer Funeral Home. Contributions can be made to Faith Life Worship Center in care of Ulmer Funeral Home. Online condolences can be made at www.ulmerfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.