Patricia “Pattie” Howard died peacefully at the age of 64 years old after a two-year battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Pattie left behind a lifelong career in banking, most recently her job at Suntrust Bank. Pattie was an avid sports fan and loved her Braves and Falcons. Pattie was fiercely devoted to her family and friends. Her grandchildren were the light of her life.
Pattie was proceeded in death by her mother, Olive Schumm and her father, Gerald Schumm Sr. as well as her granddaughter, McKinley Grace Howard.
She is survived by her loving husband, Mark Howard of 37 years of marriage as well as her son, Matthew Howard along with his wife, Kalee Howard, and her grandchildren, Rylee, Ellie, and Braxton Howard; her brother and sister in laws, Jerry Jr. and Tracey Schumm, Darrel and Susan Schumm, and David and Meriam Schumm, Steve and Karen Howard, Jim and Karen Howard, Gerry and Kay Howard; her nieces and nephews, Ashley Aaltonen, David A. Schumm, Daniel Schumm, Lucas Schumm, Carman Allison, Andy Howard, Stephanie Bingham, Colleen Flynn, Nathan Lubkeman, Josh Lubkeman and their families.
Visitation will be from 11:00 am – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel and Gardens. The funeral service will begin at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Bob Mitchell from Christ the Lord Lutheran Church presiding. Burial will follow in Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Pallbearers will be Matthew Howard, Darrel Schumm, David W. Schumm, David A. Schumm, Daniel Schumm, and Lucas Schumm.
Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924 Share memories of Pattie at hamiltonmillchapel.com