Mrs. Annie "Johnnie" Howard Province, age 88, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at Quitman County Health and Rehab in Marks. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 1 p.m. until service time beginning 2 p.m. in The Chapel of Kimbro Funeral Home in Marks. Interment to follow in Belen Cemetery.
Mrs. Johnnie was the first lady officer to be employed with the Marks Police Department. She was an avid gardener, loved crossword puzzles, solitaire and was a member of Belen Baptist Church.
Those whom she leaves to forever cherish her memory include two daughters, Janet Province Turner of Marks; Sandy Province Julian (Jake) of Batesville; three sons, Larry H. Province (Druey) of Clarksdale; Don Province (Shelley) of Batesville; Ricky Province of Sycamore, Ill.; one sister Ruby Horne Hall of Cleveland; ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel J. Province, one son Charles Lawrence Province, her parents William Andrew and Eula Estelle Howard, three sisters Edna Caine, Wilma Varner, Glenda Chapuis and six brothers Wayne, William A. "Shorty", Tommy, Bob, Joe & Jimmy Howard. Memorial contributions may be made to Charity of Choice or Belen Cemetery Fund
PO Box 200
Marks, MS 38646
Kimbro Funeral Home