Mildred Irene Howard, Neosho, MO entered into rest November 10, 2019. Mildred was born in Monett, MO to Elmer and Mary (Allen) Dillinger. She worked in the Neosho school system for several years in their food service department. Mildred enjoyed life. Mildred and John Howard were married September 15, 1949 in Arkansas; he preceded her in death on November 15, 2000. Mildred is survived by four daughters, Janice Guy of Stella, MO, Darlene McClain of Goodman, MO, Debbie Peterson of Owasso, OK, and Stacy Howard of Neosho, MO; a special niece, Vicki Scroggins; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren; and many friends and other family members. She was preceded in death by four children, Linda Housdon, Teddy Howard, Johnny Howard, and Sammy Howard. Per her wishes, she will be cremated and her cremains will be buried at Dice Cemetery.

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Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, MO.