Mrs. Howell was born June 10, 1940 to Lester Eugene Kendall and Waunda Elaine Sibley. She married Dorsey Ray Howell February 8, 1958. She was a seamstress for over 50 years, working out of her home as well as for Shaw Industries and Kamien’s. She enjoyed sewing and cooking, and most importantly, she loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband; Dorsey Howell, children; Allan Howell (Angie) of Cleveland, Waunda White (Michael) Larned, Kansas, Anita Howell of Vardaman, Camille Yarborough (Mark) of Sardis; grandchildren, Shane (Courtney) Howell, Jeremy White, Justin White, Joshua White, Cody (Crystal) Childress, Mary (Davy) Childress O’Riley, Cole Yarborough, John Allan Howell and John Mark Yarborough; great-grandchildren, Paige White, Jonathan Childress, Brayden Childress, Audrey Childress, Lucas Howell; brothers, Travis Kendall, Charles Kendall, Ray Kendall and Keith Kendall; sister, Louise Storey; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Shane Howell, Jeremy White, Justin White, John Allan Howell, John Mark Yarborough, Cole Yarborough, Charlie Kendall and Davy O’Riley. Honorary Pallbearers will be, Joshua White, Mary Louise O’Riley, Paige White, Jonathan Childress, Brayden Childress, Audrey Childress and Lucas Howell.
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