Juanita V. Howard, age 78, of Chelsea, AL, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, March 18, 2017. She was a loving wife, mother and a wonderful cook. She was loved by all. She was predeceased by husband, Edgar Howard; parents, Abb and Leota Vickers and brother, James D. Vickers. Her survivors include her sons, Dennis Howard (Linda), Mark Howard (Donna) and Victor Smith; daughter, Lanita C. Howard; brother, Jerry Vickers; sisters, Shirley Lynn and Zenobia Howard; grandchildren, Chad Howard (Liesa), Blake Lovett (Emily), Trey Landman, Matt Howard, Megan Howard, Brennan Smith and Brailey Smith and great grandchildren, Emma and Claire Howard. A Graveside Service will be 10:30 am, Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Union Hill Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Vandiver, AL.