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Howard Law

August 24, 1954 — March 30, 2022

George Howard Law, 67, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus.  He was born on August 24, 1954, in Aberdeen to Edward H. Law and Esther Pauline Benson Smith.  Howard grew up in the Athens- Quincy Community attending Greenwood Springs School.  He graduated high school in Florida and for most of his professional life, he was a truck driver in the oil fields as well as a mechanic but could do just about anything.  He loved car racing and spent every Friday and Saturday at the racetrack and had numerous friends in the racing world.  Howard loved the outdoors as well and could often be found hunting and fishing or just piddling around.  He married his long-time partner of 10 years, April Wade on March 27, 2022, and he was a member of Celebration Worship Center in Vernon, AL.  


Funeral services will be at 12 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at Celebration Worship Center in Vernon with Pastor James Godsey officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of the arrangements.  


In addition to his wife, April Law, he is survived by his mother, Esther Smith of Liberty, S.C., sons, Jason Law (Brandi) of Oklahoma, Earl Cunningham of Sulligent, and David Cunningham (Sherry) of Sulligent; daughters, Megan Reese (Anthony) of Athens, Brittany Wade of Weir, Hailey Wade, and Katie Wade both of Quincy; sisters, Edna Woodman of Van Fleet; grandchildren, Zoie Law, Ellie Kelly, Emma Roden, Austin Vinson, David Cunningham, Jr., Patience, Trevor, and Faithlin Reese, and Sykes West; great grandchildren, Ezra Kelly; special aunt, Ruth Funderburk of Hamilton; a host of nieces and nephews; his racing family; and close friends, Andy Sloan, David Westbrook, Lee and Bobby Ray.


He was preceded in death by his father, sister, Linda Sue Hatcher; and his first wife, Sherry Mangum Law.


A special thank is given to BMH nurses, Shevone Barry, Valanda White, Karen Lowe, and Lawana Holloway.


Pallbearers will be Justin Hawkins, Zack Hawkins, Anthony Reese, B.J. Reeves, Stephen Poores, Frank Williamson, and Cody Phelps.  Honorary pallbearers will be Andy Sloan, David Westbrook, and Lannie J. Smith.  


Visitation will be on Friday evening from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home and will be from 11 a.m. until noon at the church on Saturday.


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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, April 1, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home

1604 MS-25, Amory, MS 38821

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Celebration Worship Center

15330 AL-18, Vernon, AL 35592

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