Trenda Lynn Howard, age 79, went to be with the Lord on Saturday February 12, 2022.
She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star #390.
Trenda was formerly employed by Oak Ridge Schools as a cafeteria worker.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, James William Howard, Jr.; mother, Myrl Catherine Edwards; father, Isaac Henderson Tackett, Jr.; grandson, Joseph William Howard Tunkel; sisters, Beverly Lee Mitchell and Andra Long; brother, Timothy Tackett; brother-in-law, Donald Wayne Gullett; and nephew, Earl Russ Long.
Her survivors include her son, James William Howard III and fiancé, Windy Diana Hamilton; daughter, Catherine Elizabeth Howard Tunkel and husband, Christopher Daniel Tunkel; grandchildren, Jacob William Nathaniel Tunkel and Rebekah Lynn Tunkel; great-grandchildren, Izaiah Alexander Lewis and Aelita Rosalee Lewis; sister, Myrl Ann True; nephew, Shane True; nieces, Suzette Lynn Tackett, Debra Denis Markelonis, and Stacy Arthur; great-nieces, Deanna Elizabeth Markelonis, Emily Arthur and Raven True; great-nephews, Luke True, Tyler Wayne West, and James Alexander; and sister-in-law, Martha Louise Gullett.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Ronald McDonald House Charities at https://www.rmhc.org/.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, February 19, 2022, at Weatherford Mortuary.
Online condolences may be left at weatherfordmortuary.com.