Tena E. Howard


Tena E. Howard, 80 years, of Springfield OH went home to be with the Lord peacefully on Sunday, November 29, 2020 in Dayton, Ohio. She was born January 27, 1940 the daughter of James and Ella (Lewis) Powers in Springfield OH. She was a lifelong dedicated member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church of Springfield, OH. She retired from Wittenberg University after twenty years of service. Her precious memory will be cherished by her two loving daughters, Victoria Macklin and Brenda L. (Dale) Cobb; and her loving son, Duncan Bradley Sr., all of Springfield, OH; her beloved grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Patricia Powers of California and Wilma Powers of Arizona; two brothers, James (Jackie) Powers of Springfield, OH and Ralph Leon Powers of Cincinnati, OH; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Cleophus Howard of 37 years; one daughter, Karla Bradley Exon; one son, Roger Powers Sr.; two grandsons, Deantra Maurice Bradley and Techon Baker; two great grandsons, Isaiah Mays and Debmon Powers-Jones. Visitation for the public will be Tuesday, December 8, 2020 from 11:00am to 12:00pm at El Bethel Temple, 2049 Clifton Ave., Springfield, Ohio. Private homegoing celebration for the family will be held at 12:00pm on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at El Bethel Temple followed by burial in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield, OH. HOWARDweb


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  1. We would like to extend our condolences to the family. In just a little while all of the pain and sorrow that we feel from the death of our love ones will cease and be replaced with joy, because the former things have passed away. Thinking of you all.

  2. Rest peacefully Granny, Your beautiful spirit will forever live in our hearts

  3. She was like a grandmother to me. She lived a beautiful Godly life. I will cherish all the beautiful memories. You will be truly missed! Love you Gran.

  4. A beautiful life for a deserving faithful lady god said well done my good. And faithful servant. My loving auntie

  5. Deborah Marshall

    YOU hav our deepest Sympathy and Condolences during the most TRYING times the world has ever seen. Rest n Heavenly ✌ Mom Howard‼️

  6. Venetta Crockran "Kay Kay"

    Rest in Paradise, God had picked another Beautiful Flower for his garden, you will be truly missed.

  7. Debbie Booghier

    I’m so very sorry. Showering you all with love and prayers….❤❤❤

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