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Obituary for Oralia Howard

Oralia Howard passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am, Monday, December 11, 2017, at St. Louis Catholic Church with Rev. John Guzaldo officiating. Burial will follow at Rosemound Cemetery. Rosary and Visitation will be 6:00 pm Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home.

Oralia was born November 28, 1953, in Chicago Heights, IL, to Miguel and Maria Hernandez. She married Paul D. Howard on September 27, 1975.She was educated at Carrizo Springs HS and MCC College with high honors. She worked at EMSI and Scott & White Home Care. She enjoyed fishing, bowling, computer games and reading, also attending Baylor Football and Women’s Basketball games. She most enjoyed the company of friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and she is survived by her husband, Paul; two half-brothers, Armando and Artemio Hernandez and numerous beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

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6:00 PM
Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home

6101 Bosque Blvd.
Waco, TX 76710





10:00 AM
St. Louis Catholic Church

2001 N. 25th Street
Waco, TX 76708





Rosemound Cemetery

3201 South 12th St.
Waco, TX 76706

Burial following service @ St. Louis Catholic Church


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