Mr. Claude Jack Howard, Jr., age 78, of Cedartown, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2022.

He was born on August 27, 1944 in Rossville, Georgia. He was the son of the late Claude Howard, Sr. and Maryanna Howard.

Mr. Howard is survived by his daughters, Michelle Howard and Vadra Howard; son Travis Howard; brother, Richard Howard and four grandchildren.

Mr. Howard is preceded in death by his parents and wife, Reba Howard.

In keeping with Mr. Howard’s wishes, he was cremated and a private family service will be held at a later date.

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The Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for Mr. Claude Jack Howard, Jr.

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