Memorial services for Howard Wilder Lively, 71 of Swainsboro, were held Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Billy Brinson officiating. He passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021, at his residence following an extended illness.
Mr. Howard Wilder Lively was born November 2, 1949 in Swainsboro to the late Caleb Loren Lively and Maxie Smith Lively. He loved playing golf and enjoyed watching the Braves play. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Nina Faye Black Lively; brother, Roy Lively; and sisters, Christine Lamb, Ruth Rich, Betty Parker, Anne Reddig, and Edna Gregg.
Survivors include his brother, Buddy (Mihui) Lively of Swainsboro, as well as several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.