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Edith Fields Howard, 76, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Lexington. Born on Oct. 26, 1943, in Versailles, she was the daughter of the late James Howard Sr. and Georgia Countee. Edith was a graduate of Lindsey Wilson College. She loved Palm Beach, Bluegrass Ultra Transit Service. Her real love was counseling those who had DUIs. She loved to read, puzzles, and loved anything challenging. Peonies were her favorite flower. She loved her grandchildren, and her church family at South Maple Street First Baptist Church in Somerset. She is survived by her two daughters, Jennifer (Larry) Catherine Paulin, Roanoke, Virginia; and Mary Lucinda Logan, Nashville, Tennessee; two sons, Vincent (Alice Hughes) Edward Logan, Harrodsburg; and Vandree Lamont Logan, Nicholasville; seven grandchildren, Vince Edward Logan, Janea Logan, Lawrence Paulin, Lauren Paulin, Adam Paulin, Dandree Lamont Logan and Cameron Diego Logan; two step-grandchildren, Phillip Hughes and Christy Boni; eight great-grandchildren, Lindsey Grace, Macee, Olivia Faith, Nicholas Dante, Adalyn Grace, Ava Grey, Elijah and Zaine; and a brother, James Howard Jr. of Baltimore, Maryland. She was predeceased by her two sisters, Jennie Doby and Rosemary Gooch. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at South Maple Street First Baptist Church in Somerset. Pastor Yusef Franklin will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be Adam Paulin, Lawrence Paulin, James Wilkerson, John Routt, Dandree Logan and Cameron Logan. Honorary pallbearers will be Bro. George Martinez, Bro. Mitch Grimes, Kevin Jones, Cecil Masterson and Jackie Marshall Gooch. Burial will follow in Danville Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 16, at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to South Maple Street First Baptist Church, 309 Maple Street, P.O. Box 774 Somerset, Ky. 42502 or Markey Cancer Center.

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