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“I just found out about Ann Maries death. I am very sorry I couldnt be there. She was just the greatest.Period . No other words to describe her.It was...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Leea deRuijsscher - Los Angeles, CA

“Ann, please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: George O'Connor - Waxahachie, TX

“She was a lovely member of DRT, and we have missed her at the meetings since she couldn't attend. She had a profound influence upon our chapter, and...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Kathleen Hale - Valley Mills, TX

“Dear Ann and Linda... I was so sorry to learn of your mother's death. I remember how much I enjoyed visiting your home when I was a Baylor...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Kathy Lorentzen Mulkey - Waco, TX

“We are so sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Russ and Vicky ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Vicky Hunt - Waco, TX

“My deepest sympathy and love are with you all today. Last year's Christmas card will be treasured, as Mrs. Howard wrote of the exciting wedding in...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Petronella Furgeson - Waco, TX

“Deepest sympathy to Mrs. Howard's family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Barbara Smith - Addison, TX

“Ann and Linda- We are so sorry to read of your loss. God bless you, Donna Adams Zemanek RHS69 Janet Adams Slaughter RHS72 ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Donna Zemanek - Hewitt, TX

“With sincere thoughts of sympathy, Gary Merritt ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Gary Merritt - Waco, TX

“Ann was such a wonderful person. We feel blessed to have known her.Our thoughts and prayers go to Ann and her family. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Tony Matcek/Bobby Holtman - Iola, TX

“Linda & Ann Marie, I have so many wonderful memories of both your parents. I will miss your mom's bright smile.My thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Leslie Hicks - Waco, TX

“With Deepest Sympathy, Jeannene Ingram (Baylor Healthcare) ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Jeannene Ingram - Plano, TX

“Ann was always the brightest light in the room. I'm blessed to have known her. She and Billie Kay Cox always acted like two teenagers, laughing...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Rex Martin - Galveston, TX

“What a remarkable woman. I will always remember her cheerfulness that filled the room where every we were. Christmas in Midland. Oak Creek Lake....Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Randy McPherson - Midland, TX

“What a remarkable woman. I will always remember her cheerfulness that filled the room where every we were. Christmas in Midland. Oak Creek Lake....Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Randy McPherson - Midland, TX

“she was a truly blessed woman that will be forever missed. My condolences and prayers go to all of the family. Myself, karen, and merry maids will...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: amanda - waco, TX


Ann Marie Lockwood Howard June 17, 1926 – May 15, 2012 Ann Marie Lockwood Howard, a fifth generation resident of Waco died Tuesday, May 15, 2012, quietly at her home on Lockwood Drive in Waco surrounded by family. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 17, at Austin Avenue United Methodist Church with the Rev. Chris Mesa officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 5:00 to 7:00 p. m. on Wednesday, May 16, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Garden Room. Ann, daughter of Lee Lockwood and Marie Coates Lockwood, was born on June 17, 1926. She attended Waco Public Schools and was elected as secretary of her Waco High School graduating class in June, 1943. Ann attended the University of Texas in Austin and became a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority. In 1945, she transferred to Baylor University and received a BBA Degree in May, 1946. On June 22, 1946, Ann married Duncan Howard and moved to Houston while he completed Dental School and practiced dentistry for a year. From 1953 to 1955, Ann resided at Clark Air Force Base in the Philippine Islands where Dr. Howard served in the United States Air Force in the Dental Department of Clark Field Hospital. At this time, Ann traveled in Japan and Hong Kong as well as Manila and other areas. Upon returning to Waco, Ann continued her appreciation of the American Military by serving many years as a volunteer for the Waco Veteran's Hospital. When the Howards returned to Waco, Ann became active in community affairs. She served as president of the Woman's Auxiliary to the Central Texas Dental Society and became a member of the Junior League of Waco. In 1960, she was a Co-Chairman of decorations for the first Waco Junior League Charity Ball and served on the Junior League Board for many years. In addition, Ann served as president of the Evangelia Day Care Center Board and held memberships on the Board of Directors for the YWCA, the Woodland Springs Nursing Center, the Central Texas Genealogical Society, and the Oakwood Cemetery Association. In other activities, Ann was a member of the Henry Downs Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and served twice as president of the Peter Folger Chapter Colonial Dames of the XVII Century. She was a member of the Sterling C. Robertson Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, the Historic Waco Foundation, and the Delta Delta Delta Alumnae of which she was president of the Waco Chapter in 1977 when national sororities were established on Baylor campus. Ann cherished her active membership in the Austin Avenue United Methodist Church and felt privileged to have served on the Official Board of the church. Ann was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Lockwood and her husband of 59 1/2 years, Dr. Duncan Howard. Her survivors include two daughters, Ann Marie Howard Cantrell and her husband, Charles of Oklahoma City; Linda Howard Tinsley and her husband, Jack of Dallas; and a sister, Laurine Lockwood Kreitz of Rockport. In addition, there are five dearly loved grandchildren; Jennifer Cantrell Gaspard and her husband Kirby and Jeff Cantrell of Oklahoma City; Captain Scott Lockwood Goble and his wife Kristi of Ft. Hood; Grant Howard Goble and his wife Kate of Plano; and Lee Duncan Goble of Waco. Ann was blessed with one great-grandchild, Charli Ann Gaspard. Pallbearers will be her grandsons serving with Lewis McReynolds, Cameron Talbert, Ralph Adams, Brad Willis. Honorary Pallbearers include the Pathfinders Sunday School Class at Austin Avenue, Charles Howard, Melbourne Appell, Bob Braswell, Raywood Johnson, Waverly Johnson, Bill Oliver, Harvey Hoffman, Cullen Smith, Hal Stringer, Fred Bostwick, Claud Ervin, Marc Barrett, and Milton Wilson. The Howard Family would like to thank the nurses, chaplain, and all of the staff with Providence Hospice for their care, love, prayers, and support. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Austin Avenue United Methodist Church; 1300 Austin Avenue; Waco, Texas 76701, or Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children; 2222 Wellborn Street, Dallas, Texas 75219, or to a charity of the donor's choice. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in our "Memorial Guestbook" at www.wilkirsonhatchbailey.com.