Cora Ethel Howell

Friday, January 21, 2005

Cora Ethel Howell, 87, of Arnold, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, at St. Anthony Hospital in St. Louis.

She was born Aug. 19, 1917, in Ardmore, Okla., to the late James Elmore and Bessis Thomason Dye.

She had lived in Luxora, Sheridan, Newport and Rector and was of the Assembly of God faith.

Also preceding her in death were her husband, Rev. Cecil S. Howell; son, James E. Howell, and four brothers, Ray, Paul, John and Ben Dye.

Survivors include a grandson, James Allen Howell and wife Sherry; four great-grandchildren, Andrew Lyons, Courtney, Lauren and Lindsey of Dittmer, Mo., and daughter-in-law, Jackie McKeel Howell-Gay of Arnold.

Funeral services were at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, at Mitchell Funeral Home in Rector with Berlen Walker officiating. Burial was in Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector with Mitchell Funeral Home of Rector in charge of arrangements.