Joan M Howard

August 7, 1931 ~ September 20, 2022 (age 91)


Joan M. Howard, 91, of Lafayette, passed away on Tuesday September 20, 2022.

She was born on August 7, 1931, in Clinton, IN to Ray and Georgia Russell.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sisters Mary Fortner and Frances Ball.

Joan is survived by her sons Garry Howard (Mona) of Brazil, Terry Howard (Allison) of Lafayette and her daughters Dawn Pugh and Darla Alfrey (Tim) both of Crawfordsville.

There will be a private visitation and service at Frist Funeral Home with Pastor Sam Ball officiating. Burial will be at Walnut Grove.

Online condolences may be sent to

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Joan M Howard, please visit our floral store.

Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Joan

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Frist Funeral Home, Inc.

Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Joan M Howard
© 2022 Frist Funeral Home, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility