Geraldine M. (Baragary) Howell passed away at the age of 79 on July 27, 2017; at her home in Billings, Missouri.

Geraldine M. (Baragary) Howell passed away at the age of 79 on July 27, 2017; at her home in Billings, Missouri. Geraldine was born in Leavenworth, Kansas.
A longtime resident of Republic, Geraldine is survived by her five children; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Howell; her parents; and three siblings.
Geraldine was an LPN, working in the Head Start program and passionately providing breast cancer awareness as a survivor herself. “Grandma Geri,” as the grandkids called her, opened her heart and home to family and loved spoiling her pets. Known for her sense of humor, feisty personality, and generous spirit, she will be missed dearly.
A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, August 2, 2017 in Evergreen Cemetery, Republic, under the direction of the funeral home. Family and friends may share online condolences at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com