Irene Mary Howard age 76 of Clarksville, passed away on Monday October 14, 2019 at Tennova Healthcare in Clarksville. She was born January 27, 1943 in Syracuse, NY the daughter of the late Vincent Gerald Sullivan and Margaret Friemer Sullivan. Irene had worked for several years with Centerstone Community Mental Health. She is a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. She is survived by her son Jeffrey David Howard of Clarksville a brother Dennis Sullivan of Washington DC and a granddaughter Rhiannon Marie Howard of Clarksville. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother Vincent Gerald Sullivan Jr. and a sister Sharon Ann Byrne. A memorial service will be conducted on Friday October 18, 2019 at 4:00 PM at Gateway Funeral Home with Father Jacob Dio officiating. Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home 335 Franklin Street Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by going to www.gatewayfh.com.