Rites Set For Alice Ruth Howard

Published 9:27 am Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Alice Ruth Howard, 64, a native of White County, Tennessee, passed away Sunday February 12, 2017 in a one car accident in Prince Edward County. She had been a resident in Virginia since 2015. She was born in White County, Tennessee on February 15, 1952 and was a graduate of White County High School in 1970. Alice was a retiree from Kroger and Tutco both located in Tennessee.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents, Clay Dudley Officer and Emma Gene Demps Officer, and one sister, Denise Officer. She is survived by three children, Tina C. Howard, Andy D. Howard, and Andrew Howard; two grandchildren, Benjamin Bos of Cookeville, TN and Emma Buford of Sparta, TN.; one brother, Robert Officer (Sharon); two sisters, Teresa Niedert and Nancy Hyder all of Sparta; nieces, nephews and a host of cousins.

The family will receive friends from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, February 22 at Oaklawn Funeral Home in Sparta, Tennessee.

Online condolences may be made by visiting: www.staplesfh.com.