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Carolyn Howard

Published: Monday, March 4, 2013 10:06 a.m. CDT

DIXON — Carolyn F. Howard, 82, of Dixon died Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Dixon Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.

Born March 8, 1930, in Tiskilwa to Nathaniel and Alice (Tyne) Bickett, she married Melton L. Howard July 28, 1948. He survives.

She had worked at the Dixon State School.

Also surviving are three sons, Kevin Howard and Dennis (Darlene) Howard, both of Dixon, and Ed (Sherry) Howard of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.; one daughter, Karen Metcalf of Grants Pass, Ore.; one brother, Floyd (Nancy) Bickett of Princeton; one sister, Mary (Mell) Cooper of Princeton; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sons, Lawrence, Terry and Brian; three brothers, Richard, Kenny and Roger; and one sister, Irene.

Cremation rites have been accorded and there will be no visitation. Private services will be at a later date.

The Jones Funeral Home in Dixon is in charge of arrangements.

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