OBITUARY

Dewitt Howell

June 4, 1926July 7, 2013

Funeral Services for Dewitt Howell, 87, will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Ministers Blake Nicholas and Terry Smith officiating. The interment with full military honors will follow in City Cemetery

Dewitt died July 7, 2013 in Oxford, MS and was born June 4, 1926 to Frank and Lila Frazier Howell. He was retired from Refreshments Inc. and a member of Foote St. Church of Christ. Dewitt served his country in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Monterey Aircraft Carrier in the Pacific. He attained the rank of Seaman First Class and received the Asiatic-Pacific Medal, Victory Medal, Philippine Liberation Medal, and the American Theatre Medal. Dewitt was a life member of the VFW and American Legion. He loved and cherished his family and enjoyed family vacations.

Preceded in death by his parents: Frank & Lila Howell

Survived by his wife of 65 years, Bobbie Howell of Corinth, MS, Son and daughter in law; Marshall & Lucretia Howell of Midland, TX. His Grandchildren are: Jon Howell & Vanessa: Scottsboro, AL and Hollie Pennington & Sam of Southaven, MS. Great grandchildren: Kayla, Kodee, and Callie Howell and Samuel Grant & Shepard Pennington.

Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. to Service time Wednesday at the funeral home

Memorial and customary remembrance for those desiring may be made in Dewitt’s memory to Pinevale Children’s Home Corinth, Ms. 388334

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, July 10, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 10, 2013
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Rebecca Esparza

July 11, 2013

Marshall, Lucretia, and family, My thoughts and prayers for peace and comfort are with you in your time of loss.

July 10, 2013

Deepest sympathy to the Howell Family. Ricky and Martha, Kim and Becky.

From the Staff of Memorial Funeral Home

July 9, 2013

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

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