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Branon Funeral Home
403 North Austin Avenue
Lamesa, TX 79331
(806) 872-8335
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James Howard
August 3, 1937 - August 14, 2018

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Diane Hogg

Lamesa, TX

I am so sorry for your loss
Monday, August 20, 2018


Col (R) & Mrs Gary W. Sutherland

Austin, TX

Our prayers and deepest sympathy for the family of James upon his passing. He was special and full of life. He will be missed and remembered. Rest in peace James.
Monday, August 20, 2018


Jimmy Sol Cleveland

lufkin, TX

I grew up half-mile down the road from James--he was a friend and big brother--prayers for Jo Ann, Troy, and family---Jimmy Sol
Sunday, August 19, 2018


Jana Furlow

Lamesa, TX

I’m so sorry for y’all ‘s loss. Prayers for God’s comfort and peace to surround you through this and coming days.... love y’all! 💕🙏🏻
Friday, August 17, 2018


Kelley and Terry Clement

Lamesa, TX

Joy, Carol, Kathy and family. Open your hearts and let God compfort you during this time of sorrow, so he may give you peace. Heaven needed another cowboy angle to add to his many other cowboys, which we have all been missing, but know one day we will see them again. Heaven is going to have one big polo team with James my dad Clifford Smith and Fred Clement and many others. There is one thing I want y'all to know for now you have each other and your friends, and God is always ready to listen to our cries.
Our prayers and thoughts are with each of you and your families, and one day we will all get to see our cowboys play polo again. We Love Y'all So Much!!! MAY GOD BE WITH EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻❤️💜💚

Friday, August 17, 2018


Terri Pye Weatherford

Lubbock, TX

I am so very sorry for to hear about James. Sending love, hugs and prayers for all. Terri
Thursday, August 16, 2018


Jeannene Bryant

Lamesa, TX

To James’s family-Deepest sympathy to all, especially Joy. All the Howard boys were and are good men and good friends to a lot of us. Lean on God for comfort and peace and always know you have lots of friends who grieve with you and care about you.
Thursday, August 16, 2018


Shirley Young & Family

Roswell, NM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. James was a wonderful man and will greatly missed. We love you all, Shirley, Melinda and Stacey

Thursday, August 16, 2018


Jo Bean

Paoli, OK

Joye ,Kathy and Carol: My thoughts and prayers are with you at this so so difficult time. There are no words at this time that can ease your pain, but as the days, months, and even years roll by, you will look back and be comforted by the wonderful memories you have made with James. I will always remember him as a fun loving and ornery, yet gentle and a man who dearly loved his family. Lavan thought a lot of James and was always proud to be his cousin. My heart aches for you, but I know with God's help, you will make it through and will also draw strength from each other. Love, Jo
Thursday, August 16, 2018


Greg & Marie Addison

Lamesa, TX

We are so so sorry for you loss Joy, and family, we will be praying for peace and comfort, we love you all so so much. prayers

Thursday, August 16, 2018


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