Retta ‘Fay’ Howard



Retta “Fay” Howard, age 70, of Seymour, passed away at the Salem Crossing nursing home in Salem.

Born December 3, 1947 in Jasper County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Fred and Lannie (Whitaker) Howard.

Of Christian faith, Retta enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing. She also enjoyed cooking.

Survivors include her children, Carlos U. Gomez, Jr., Samantha Lynn Gomez, Rudy Gomez and Jeannie Jones; three grandchildren, Ivy Jones, Shaun Joseph Rubin Jones and Makayla Jones; she also had four brothers and a sister.

Services will be announced at a later time. Cremation has been chosen. Woodlawn Family Funeral Centre has been entrusted with the arrangements. Memorials can be made at the funeral home or on the website. Friends can leave a message to the family at


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