Patricia Diane "Pat" Redden Howard, age 52, of Cedartown, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018, in a local hospital.

Pat was born May 24, 1965 in Floyd County, a daughter of the late Leroy Redden and Bertha Ely Redden. She was employed by Shaw Industries. She was preceded in death by brothers, Junior Ely and Bobby Ely, and a stepsister, Faye Roberts.

Survivors include her children, Tiffany Baker, Aragon, and Charity Coffee, Aragon; brother, James Ely, Cedartown; sisters, Glenda (Lawrence) Hutchens, Cave Spring; Joan (Dewayne) Phillips, Cedartown; Betty (Danny) Edwards, Rome; Judy (Mark) Rosson, Rome; Nancy Redden, Rome; seven grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Good Shepherd Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Burt Brooks officiating. Interment will follow in Providence Cemetery in Forney, Ala. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 2750 Shorter Ave., Rome, Ga. 30165.

Pallbearers include the following gentlemen: Derek Phillips, Devon Ely, Dewayne Waters, Joey Edwards, Ethan Martin, Scott Richey, Eric McJunkins, and Brian Cox.

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Parnick Jennings Sr.'s Good shepherd Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.