Julianna Riden Howard

Staff Written Obituaries

Julianna Riden Howard, 71, of Valdosta, died on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at South Georgia Medical Center.  She was born on November 30, 1948 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Thomas H. and Martha Brown Riden.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the Medical College of Georgia and was a retired Registered Nurse with her husband’s practice, W.R. Howard, MD.  

She is survived by her husband, Dr. William Howard of Valdosta; three sons and daughters-in-law, William R. Howard III and Dr. Jessica Bohonowych of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, Thomas Riden and Jessica Stubbs Howard of Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Benjamin A. and Lisa McLean Howard of Atlanta, Georgia; five grandchildren, Riden Howard, Cole Howard, Trent Howard, Martin Howard and William Howard; a sister and brother-in-law, Carole and William Lively of Blairsville, Georgia.  She was preceded by her son, James Howard.

A family memorial service for Julianna Riden Howard will be held at a later date and time in Bostwick, Georgia.  There are no local services scheduled and Mrs. Howard will be cremated according to her wishes.  Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at  Carson McLane.

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