Joan I. Howell, 85, died Wednesday, July 24, 2013. She was a resident of Indianapolis.
Survivors include a sister, Frances Sturges of Indianapolis; three sons, Hugh A. (Jennifer Caskey) Howell of Martinsburg, W.Va., John R. (Lori) Howell of Greenwood and James A. Howell of North Lauderdale, Fla.; two granddaughters; two stepgrandsons; one great-granddaughter; and two great-stepgrandsons.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Howell; and her parents, Homer and Sophia Sudkamp Hinkley.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center. Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis. There will be no visitation.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 733 Third Ave., New York, N.Y. 10017.