Whitesburg KY

Columbia Howington buried at Jenkins

Columbia ‘Chummie’ Howington, 87, died January 10, at her home in Loveland, Ohio.

Born at Stewart to the late Christopher and Maggie Bates Tackett, she was the mother of the late Linda Girty, and a sister of the late Helen Rose, Woodrow Tackett and Foster Tackett.

She was retired after 34 years as an inspector at General Electric, and was a member of the Assembly Church of God in Loveland.

Surviving are a grandson, Shawn Girty, Loveland, Oh.; two sisters, Ruth Tackett, Jenkins, and Mable Dixon, Clintwood, Va.; a brother, Chris Tackett, Norwood, Oh.; and friend, Big John Hall.

Funeral services were held January 15. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Jenkins.

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