Lora Mae Howard, 90, of Fort Smith died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at a local hospital. She was retired from Republic Casket Co. in Van Buren, member of the New Bethel Assembly of God Church in Fort Smith and widow of Walter Howard.
She is survived by two sisters, Marie Tate of Tulsa and Lorene Young of Bella Vista; and three brothers, Loren Wimbish of Joplin, Mo., Bud Wimbish of Tulsa and Charley Wimbish of Fort Smith.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Ocker Memorial Chapel with burial at Gill Cemetery in Van Buren.
Pallbearers are Greg Pike, Rob Young, Ronny Howard, Alan Howard, Keith Herriman and Jerry Wimbish.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.