HOWARD, Billie Irene Conley, age 85 of Covington, OH. died suddenly, Sun. April 11, 2010. She was born in Paintsville, KY. on Mar. 30, 1925 to Arthur and Alice (Long) Pennington. Billie was a warm and compassionate caretaker who opened her home to everyone. She had worked for McCall Corp. for many years. She is survived by her husband, George Howard, 2 sons, Eddie (Ramona) Conley, Ludlow Falls, OH., Danny (Tammy) Conley, W. Milton, OH., a daughter Betty (Rob) Gessner, Miamisburg, OH., 3 grandsons: Cody, Jackson and Chace Conley, 6 step grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren., 5 brothers, Jack Pennington, Oil Springs, KY., Doug Pennington, New Lebanon, OH., Joe Pennington, Dayton, OH. , Tommy Pennington, Salyersville, KY, Keith Pennington, Oil Springs, KY., 3 sisters, Betty Louise LeMaster, Cambridge, OH., Bobbie Sue (Jeff) Conley, Springfield, OH. and Mary Effie (Bennie) Tackett, Xenia, OH., long time family friend, Robert C. Conley, Englewood, OH. 3 stepsisters, Kay Schultz, , Faye Price, Janet Stapleton, and 3 stepdaughters, Roxanna (James) Woodruff, Terri (Richard) Woods, Georgetta (Lonnie) Ross, and step daughter-in-law, Valerie Howard, numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Paul Pennington and stepson, Fred Howard. Funeral services will be held 10:00 A.M Thurs.at United Methodist Church in Gratis, OH. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Gratis, OH. Friends may call at the Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home on Wed. April 14, 20109 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M.