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Lieut Ruby Nell Howell
Birth: Dec. 14, 1913
Eufaula
McIntosh County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 1989
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

Tahlequah-Funeral services for Ruby Nell Howell, 75, of Tulsa will be held Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 11 a.m. in the Reed-Culver Chapel in Tahlequah with Rev. Joe Howard officiating. Burial will follow in Eufaula City Cemetery.She was born Dec. 14, 1913 in Eufaula to John and Gertrude Howell and died Saturday, July 29, 1989 in Tulsa. She graduated from St. John's School of Nursing in 1937 and worked in Marion, Va after graduation until 1942.Howell entered the U.S. Army Nursing Corp in 1942 and during World War II, she worked in England and France as surgery supervisor for the Army Hospital. She landed on D-Day at France to set up U.S. Hospital units. She was awarded the Bronze Star Medal by President Harry Truman.Howell retired to St. John's after the war and had also worked at Muskogee and Tahlequah until her retirement in November 1979, after 42 years.Survivors include a brother, Sam Howell of Tulsa; a sister, Dorothy Hudson of Tulsa; and a niece and nephew, both of whom she raised, Shirley Biggs of Tahlequah and John Childs of Rowlett, Texas.The family requests memorial contributions be made to St. John Hospice Program, in care of St. John's Hospital, Tulsa.
- Connie Davis Baumann
Added: Jul. 18, 2008 (bio by: C. J. Hinds) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Herbert Howell (1885 - 1967)
  Gertrude Dolly Bashears Howell (1888 - 1962)
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas W. Howell (1908 - 1975)*
  Lester B Howell (1911 - 1980)*
  Ruby Nell Howell (1913 - 1989)
  Mae Della Howell Childs (1919 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: World War II Ruby Nell was 1st Lt. U.S. Army
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Eufaula
McIntosh County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: May 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26916231
Lieut Ruby Nell Howell
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Lieut Ruby Nell Howell
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Lieut Ruby Nell Howell
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