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Latonia Renee Howard

January 2, 1970 — February 19, 2023

Kansas City, Missouri

Latonia Renee Howard


Latonia Howard was born January 2, 1970, to Primous Howard, Sr. and Dorline Howard (Dawson) in Shreveport, Louisiana. She was the third of four children.  Latonia was 53 years old when she departed this life on Sunday, February 19, 2023, at the Truman Medical Center.

Latonia received Christ as her Lord and Savior and was baptized at a young age.  She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and  Concord Fortress of Hope for numerous years until she joined Mt. Washington Missionary Baptist Church on March 27, 2011. She served in several ministries including the Youth Ministry, Music Ministry, and Church Secretary.

Latonia received her education from the Caddo Parish School District in Shreveport and Southwest High School of the Kansas City, MO School District.  She attended Mississippi Valley State University, where she majored in music.  While attending

Mississippi Valley, she joined the esteemed Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Latonia worked for Chrysler Financial Corp for over 10 years, until she became disabled. She was the administrative assist for Mt. Washington Baptist Church for seven ( 7) years.

Latonia enjoyed watching The Andy Griffin Show and Golden Girls and spending time with family and friends.  She was known for her angelic voice and unmatched organizational skills.

Latonia was preceded in death by her parents. She leaves to cherish her memory three siblings, Primous Howard, Jr., Donna Jackson, and Marvin Howard.  She also leaves a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday March 4, 2023

Visitation will be held from 9 A.M.- 11 A.M.  Services begins at 11 A.M. at Friendship MBC 3530 Chelsea Dr.

Internment: Brooking Cemetery



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Past Services

Funeral Service

Saturday, March 4, 2023

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Friendship Baptist Church

3530 Chelsea Dr, KCMO, MO 64128

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday March 4, 2023, visitation will be from 9 A.M. -11 A.M. with the services beginning at 11 A.M. at Friendship MBC located at 3530 Chelsea Dr. Kansas City, Mo 64127

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