Mr. Johnny Wayne Howard, of Swifton departed this life on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at the age of 58.

He was born April 12, 1955, at Newport, the son of Arden T. Howard, Sr., and Nellie (Spicer) Howard. He was preceded in death by his father, Arden T. Howard, Sr.; and one brother, Arden T. Howard, Jr. He is survived by his mother, Nellie Spicer Howard of Swifton; one brother, Joe Howard of Swifton; three sisters, Willene Lawson, and Sue Robinson, both of Chowchilla, California, and Kathy Smart of Swifton; several nieces and nephews, and special nephews, Josh Adams, Scotty Howard, and Gunner Smart. Graveside services were 10 a.m. Friday, September 6, at Swifton Cemetery. To light a memorial candle, leave a condolence, or view the guestbook, visit our website at Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.