Mr. Howell, 55, passed away at home on Oct. 22, 2013.
The family will be receiving friends at JC Hellum Funeral Home Saturday, Oct. 26 from 12 - 1 p.m. with services to follow at 1 p.m. Services will be conducted by Pastor Andray Clemons, with burial to follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens
Mr. Howell was 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. Mr. Howell 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.
Funeral services are in the care of JC Hellum Funeral Home, 107 Stokes St., Lebanon.