Funeral services for Laura “Jean” Howard Dauphin, 99, of Grapeland, will be held Friday, April 5, 2:00pm at First Baptist Church Grapeland. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Lovelady. Arrangements are entrusted to Bailey & Foster Funeral Home in Palestine. Jean passed away Monday, April 1, 2013, in Temple. She was born October 2, 1913 in Groveton, to Fount Kelley and Laura Nelms Kelley. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Grapeland. Jean was preceded in death by her parents, six siblings, and husbands, James William “Bill” Howard and William “Bill” Dauphin. Survivors include her daughters, Sheila Howard of Austin and Jeanne Parker of Belton; son, James William “Bill” Howard II of Tomball and his wife, Patsy; granddaughters Kelley Pierce of Temple and her husband Aaron, and Amanda Howard of Houston; and grandson, Jacob Howard of Tomball; and two great grandchildren, Tyler and Alex Pierce. Jean was a lady of great faith, integrity, and had a great love of her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all. The family invites all of Jean’s friends to come and celebrate her life with them.