Mr. John Howell, 81, of Greenwood, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013.
He was born on Dec. 21, 1931, in Shoals, a son of the late Burl G. and Doris (Arvin) Howell.
Survivors include his wife, Linda (Hughes) Howell; three children, John (Marilyn) Howell, James (Melanie) Howell and Tammy (Robert) Dukeshire; two brothers, Bob and Delbert Howell; and two sisters, Jane Hovis and Sue Brann. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Kristin Howell, Morgan and Taylor Vest, and Matthew, Nathanael and Lauren Dukeshire.
He is preceded in death by his sister, Beverly Smith.
John served our country in the U.S. Navy.
He worked at Farm Bureau Insurance for many years.
Services will be private.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Lung Association, in care of the funeral home.
You are invited to read the obituary online at www.wilsonstpierre.com where you may sign the guestbook or share a memory.