Phoenix Lee Howard, infant son of Natalie and Jason Howard of Hartford, was born on March 12, 2012, at 7:01 p.m. at Owensboro Medical Health System and went home to be with the Lord.
He is preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Sherman Howard, Owensboro, his paternal great-grandmother Mary E. Smith and his paternal great-grandfather Ollie L. Smith.
He is survived by his parents Natalie (Ward) Howard and Jason Howard; paternal grandmother Della Howard of Owensboro; maternal grandfather, Gerald D. Ward of Hartford; maternal grandmother Edna May Minor (Phillip) Nantz of Beaver Dam; maternal great-grandmother, Jean (Larry) Nichols of Beaver Dam and great-grandfather Douglas (Terry) Ward of Olaton; maternal great-grandparents Grace and James E. Minor of Hartford and several aunts, uncles, great aunts, great uncles and cousins.
Natalie and Jason went expecting to bring home a sweet baby boy and got a beautiful angel instead.
Graveside services will be held at Carson Cemetery in Ohio County on Thursday, March 15.