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James  F. Howell
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Obituary for James F. Howell

James F. Howell, 90, of Worden, formerly of Carterville, died Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Stearns Nursing and Rehab in Granite City.
Retired Custodian from SIU and Airframe Mechanic Helper at SIU Airport.
Veteran of the U. S. Navy during World War II.
Born March 20, 1927 in DeSoto, IL to James Denny and Edith (Beaver) Howell.
James married Maxine Louise Hall on August 29, 1948 in Herrin. She preceded him in death on Feb. 19, 2016.
Surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Lucinda Howell of Worden; grandchildren, Sarah Evans, Amanda Kemper, Benjamin Howell; great grandchildren, Alexandra Evans, Riley Evans, Lillian Kemper, Alicia Clifton, Lore Damron, RaShay Culp, Brentiney Culp, Temperance Kemper; sister, Betty Palmer of Hurst; several nieces and nephews.
Preceded by wife, son, Billy Howell; granddaughter, Michelle Culp; Parents, seven sisters, three brothers and two half-brothers.
Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Egyptian Memorial Gardens with Rev. Robert McNutt officiating. Military graveside rites will be accorded to Mr. Howell by the Herrin American Legion, Carterville American Legion and Herrin V. F. W. post.

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Egyptian Memorial Gardens

Route 148
Herrin, IL 62948


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