Leda Mae Howard Hoskins

Published 8:59 am Thursday, January 11, 2018

Leda Mae Howard Hoskins


Leda Mae Howard Hoskins, 95, of Stanford, died peacefully at her home on Monday, January 8, 2018.

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She was the widow of Homer Wilson Hoskins who preceded her in death on January 20, 2010. 

She was born October 5, 1922, in Harlan County, Kentucky. The daughter of the late Gillis, Sr. and Mallie Cooper Howard. She was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church. She was a loving mother and homemaker.

Survivors include her daughter, Pat and husband John Bratcher; three grandchildren, Michael and wife Tina, Christopher and wife Jamie, and William and wife Lanie Bratcher; five great-grandchildren, Ruby Ann, Ella Jo, Lila Mae, Eliza Louise and Gene Vincent; one brother, Frank and wife Cora Howard; two sisters, Vida Mahan and Freda Parker.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Ernest and Gillis Howard, Jr.; one great-grandson, Timothy John Bratcher.

Pallbearers include Michael, Chris, William Bratcher, Ernie Howard, Jerry, Johnny, Keith Hoskins. Honorary pallbearers, Glenn Howard, David and Kenny Owens.

Funeral services 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel With Bro. Gordon Chaney and Bro. Ron Harp officiating. Burial will be in the Buffalo Springs Cemetery. 

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. on Monday, January 15, 2018 at McKnight Funeral Home.