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James L. Howell

Thursday, September 11, 2003

Born 2-21-1912 -- Died 8-29-2003

James L. Howell, son of the late Paul Howell and Cora McCameron Howell, was born Feb. 21, 1912, in Koshkonong, Mo., and died Aug. 29, 2003, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 91 years.

He was a truck driver for Fessenden and Company for 17 years in Richmond, Calif., and was a member of the Teamster Union. He worked in the CC Camp and received his army discharge papers.

Survivors include his brother, Leroy Reed of Fairfield, Calif.; his sister, Mildred Wilson of San Ramone, Calif., and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers -- Lawrence Howell and Buster Reed; and two sisters -- Blanche Taylor and Marie Reed.

A graveside service was Sept. 2 at McCameron Cemetery in Thayer, Mo., with Ricky Ragsdale officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer, Mo.