MOUNT VERNON — Bailey Gene and Caleb Matthew Howard passed away peacefully in the arms of their father at 6:30 a.m. on Nov. 13, 2012. They were born the same day at 4:42 and 4:47 a.m., respectively. During the short time they were on this earth, they touched many lives and will live on in the hearts of their loved ones.
Bailey and Caleb are survived by their parents, Tommy and Sarah Howard of Mount Vernon; paternal grandparents, Sonya (Mike) Johnson of Fresno, Ohio, and Tom (Renie) Howard of Vanceburg, Ky.; maternal grandparents, Diane Cole of Mount Vernon, and Mike Cole of Fredericktown; paternal great-grandmother, Lorain Howard of Vanceburg, Ky.; maternal great-grandmothers, Jenny Algire of Mount Vernon and Peggy Cole of Mount Gilead; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
They are preceded in death by their paternal great-grandparents, Tom Howard, Wayne and Ethel Thompson; maternal great-grandfathers, Larry Algire and Harold Cole.
The twins’ parents will hold a memorial service Dec. 29 at 1 p.m. at the Wayne Grange Hall on Ohio 95 in Fredericktown. Bailey and Caleb’s parents would like to thank Touching Little Lives Inc., 4300 Winchester Southern Road, Circleville, OH 43113, for their donation of clothing, stuffed animals and blankets for their precious babies.Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.