Mariyah K. Howard, 20, of Beecher passed away due to an automobile accident on Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Chicago Heights, IL. Mariyah was born on July 23, 1997, in Hazel Crest, IL, the daughter of Wendy Howard and Carl Thiele. Mariyah loved to be with family and friends. She also loved her dog, Minnie, and cheerleading. Mariyah worked at Beecher Manor and enjoyed taking care of the residents. She is survived by her parents and half-brother Nathan Lannan, her grandmother Eleanor Howard, grandfather Carl Thiele, Sr. and grandmother Eileen Gal. She is preceded in death by her grandfather, Robert Howard Sr., uncle Timothy Howard and uncle Tom Thiele. Also surviving are many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Hack Funeral Home and also Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 11:00 am until 1:00pm at Faith Reformed Church, 130 Corning Road in Beecher. Funeral Services will be Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Faith Reformed Church with Pastor Todd Joling officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Beecher, IL.