Ethel Mae Robinson Howard, 101, of Orange, passed from this life Tuesday, March 24, at The Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation in Orange. Born Feb. 25, 1914 in China, Texas to Joseph Robinson and Bertha (Theriot) Robinson. She lived in Orange since 2006. Ethel was of the Catholic faith and a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her family and she will be missed by many.

Ethel is preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Marguerite Kolander, Joe Robinson, Lloyd Robinson and Woodrow Robinson; husband, Mabry Howard; sons, Artis Howard and Tommy Howard and her daughter, Fritzie Melvin. Those who will most cherish her memory are her daughter, Linda Meads and husband, Jerry of Orange; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces, nephews and extended family.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Condolences may be expressed for the family at