MITCHELL, Ga. - Mr. William Allen Howell, 82, died Sunday, January 20, 2008, at University Hospital in Augusta.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Lowe Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Seaman officiating. Burial followed in the Jewell Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Howell, a native and life long resident of Warren County, was a retired barber and owner of Howell's Barber Shop. He was a member of Jewell Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and teacher of the Adult Men's Sunday School class. He was a writer and poet and regularly contributed to The Warrenton Clipper.
Survivors include one sister, Evelyn H. Shelton, Mitchell, Ga.; two nephews, Allen M. Howell, Mo., and Billy Shelton, Wrens; four nieces, Mary May, Warthen, Ga., Henrietta Guy, Thomson, Cathy Kitchens, Mitchell, Ga. and Gracie Costello, Mitchell, Ga.
If so desired, the family requests that memorials be made to Jewell Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Doris Gockel, 10915 Macon Hwy, Jewell, Ga. 31045.
Lowe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.