Betty Malissa Howard, 55, of Lexington, died September 5 at the University Of Kentucky Medical Center.
Mrs. Howard was a daughter of the late Nelson and Phoebe Adkins Fields.
Surviving are her husband, David Howard; a son, John M. Hoskins of Lexington; two daughters, Amy Howard of Lexington, and Kayla Avery of Bowling Green; two brothers, Rex Fields of Cowan, and Harold Dean Fields of Rocky Mount, Va.; seven sisters, Mary Katherine Hoskins of Florence; Evelyn Cosgriff of Little Cowan; Ella Caudill and husband Mark of Whitesburg; Juanita Caudill and husband Curtis; Janet Napier and husband Johnny of Whitesburg; Libby Honeycutt and husband Johnny of Whitesburg; Helen Roberts and husband Danny of Whitesburg; and two grandchildren, Jeffery Hoskins and Kyra Hoskins.
Funeral services were held September 8 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Fields family cemetery at Little Cowan.