88 year old, Alberta Howard, of Wheatfield, passed away April 10, 2022, with her loving family around her.
On June 8, 1933, in Claypool, Indiana, Alberta was born to Walter and Della (Brown) Whitaker. She was a factory worker. Alberta married the love of her life, J.B. Howard, on March 8, 1957, in Jasper County, Indiana. She was a 50+ year member of the Wheatfield Pentecostal Church of God in Wheatfield, Indiana. She was an awesome seamstress who crafted quilts, wedding dresses, bridesmaids dresses as well as many other items. She was part of the women’s auxiliary at the church. She also worked at Wheatfield Elementary as a lunch hour aide.
Alberta is survived by her husband: J.B. Howard, children: Forrest ‘Raymond’ (Tammy) Miller, Roberta ‘Lynn’ (Norm) Creekmur, Kenneth (Terri) Miller, Michael (Karen) Howard, Darlene (Dennis) Patton, 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren, siblings: Doug Whitaker, Dori Kerns, Booten (Kay) Whitaker, Frances (Al) Irvine, Larry (Mary Lou) Whitaker, and Ora Davis.
Alberta was preceded in death by her parents, brother-in-laws: Clifford Kerns & Bob Davis, sister-in-law: Nora Whitaker.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 3:00 until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at the Wheatfield Pentecostal Church of God. Services for Alberta will take place at the church on Thursday evening with Pastor Doug Griffin officiating at 6:00 p.m.
Graveside services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 15, 2022, at the Wheatfield Cemetery.