Mr. William Tillman Howell Sr.

Published 6:37 pm Friday, February 6, 2015

Mr. William Tillman Howell Sr.

February 3, 2015

 Mr. William T. Howell Sr., age 64, passed away Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at his home in Bainbridge.  Services for Mr. Howell were held at 3 p.m., Friday, February 6, 2015, at Cox Funeral Home Chapelwith  Rev. David Grubbs officiating.  Rusty Jackson, Terry Sconyers, Allan Gunn, Keith Lovering, Johnny Atkinson ,and Martin Castro served as pallbearers.  Interment followed in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Climax.  The family received friends one hour before the service.

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William Tillman Howell was born April 23, 1950 in Malone, Florida.  His parents, Tillman Howell and Ressie Murl King Howell, have both preceded him in death.

He lived in the Bainbridge area most of his life.  Mr. Howell was an outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish.  He especially loved to go frogging.   William especially enjoyed his grandchildren.

William Howell will be sorely missed by the family and friends he loved so much.

Survivors include his wife, Kaye Howell of Bainbridge;  children, William Howell, Jr. and wife, Betty Jo of Bainbridge, Shannon Howell of Donalsonville,  Darren Howell and Lela Howell, both of Bainbridge; sisters and brothers, Elise Atkinson and husband, Roger of Donalsonville, Eloise Lovering of Colquitt, James Howell and wife, Ocie of Vernon, Florida, and Robert (Durl) Howell, and wife, Janice of Donalsonville; grandchildren, Michelle and Christian Howell, Logan and Connor Whitaker, Melissa Gunn, Christian Parker, and Stevens Lyons; and great-grandchildren, Brielle and Isaiah Howell.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers and sisters, Jean Weatherton, Sue Webb, Faye Howell, Billy Wayne Howell, Jimmy Howell, and Edward Howell.

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