The family of Mr. Howell will be receiving friends at Hellum Funeral Home on Saturday from 12-1 p.m. The funeral service, conducted by Pastor Andray Clemons, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26.
Mr. Howell passed away at home on Oct. 22, 2013. Mr. Howell is a 1976 graduate of Watertown High School and later received his B.S. in History from Middle Tennessee State University.
He was employed by Nashville Display (formerly Nashville Wire Products), where he worked until his health declined. He was a faithful member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Watertown where he held many roles including dedicated choir member, church secretary and deacon in training. He was well known throughout the community as he visited many churches for programs and services.
Celebrating his life are descendants of Ephraim “Papa” and Susie Sweatt. His multitude of cousins, lifelong friend Chartise Vantrease, church members and community friends will forever cherish his memory.