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Teresa “Voodoo” Howard

Teresa “Voodoo” Howard, 63, died on Monday February 17, 2020 at the Saint Joseph Hospice Care Center, Lexington, KY.

A native of Paris, KY, she was the daughter of the late Charlie “Doc” and Mary Alice Allen Howard.  Teresa was a 1974 graduate of Paris High School and a member of the Seventh Street Christian Church, Paris, KY and attended the St. Paul United Methodist Church, Paris, KY.  She was loved and cherished by many and she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.  She loved to entertain, play cards, bingo, going to the Red Mile and yard selling.  She also enjoyed cooking and would often lend a helping hand to those in need.

She is survived by one son, Henry Howard; four sisters, Charlotte Howard, Ruth (Raymond) Chenault, Anita Hall and Yvonne Howard; three grandchildren, Asia Howard, Alexis Elam and Jacquez Dumphord; two great grandchildren, Aumoriana Howard-Garrett and Taj Elam-Smith and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and special Friday night friends.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by three sisters, Gloria Clay Howard, Mildred Chenault and Lena Mae Howard and two brothers, Julius Howard and Brice Howard.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 PM Saturday February 22, 2020 at the St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1117 High St., Paris, KY by Rev. Chrysanthia Carr-Seals.  Burial will follow in the Evergreen Memory Gardens, Paris, KY

Visitation will be from 10:00 AM Saturday February 22, 2020 until the hour of service at the church.

Pallbearers will be Marcus Hall, Tyrell Howard, Raymond Chenault, Jr., Tommy Reed, Jacquez Dumphord, Carl Jones and William Reed.

Honorary pallbearers will be Darnell Hall, Ronnie Mack, McClellan Robinson, Gary Lawrence, Jerry Barnes, LaShawn Summers and Frank Chenault.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY 40361.

The online guestbook is at and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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