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Obituary
Tonya Howard

Tonya
Howard


December 5, 1976
to
January 4, 2018

Visitation 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Monday, January 8, 2018 & 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - Day Macz Funeral Home, Sandoval
Funeral 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - Day Macz Funeral Home, Sandoval

Tonya Lynn Howard, 41, of Sandoval, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at home in Sandoval. Tonya was born December 5, 1976, the daughter of James Edward Howard Sr. and Freeda “Carol” (Davis) Rist in Centralia.


Tonya is survived by her loving mother, Carol Rist of Sandoval; her caring aunt, Loretta Davis of Sandoval; appreciated siblings, James Howard Jr. and wife Sheila of Sandoval, Karen Ray and husband Scott of Sandoval; many special nieces and nephews.

Tonya was preceded in death by her father, James Howard Sr. and her brother Daniel Howard.

Tonya loved to play computer games and had a true talent for making crafts. She had a gift for helping children with special needs. She will be remembered for her love of children. Tonya will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Celebration of life services for Tonya will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 9, 2018, with Chaplain Brad Garner officiating, at Day Macz Funeral Home in Sandoval. Burial will follow at Sandoval Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to visiting hours from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Monday, January 8, 2018 at the funeral home and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. The family asks that you consider in Tonya’s memory memorial contributions to Hospice Care. Arrangements are under the care of Day Macz Funeral Home in Sandoval. On-line condolences and memories of Tonya may be shared with the family at www.maczfuneralhomes.com