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Morris Devon Howell, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1934
Death: Sep. 29, 2009
Jackson
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA

Morris Devon Howell Sr.

Mr. Morris Devon Howell, Sr., 75, made his journey to his heavenly home on Tuesday, September 29, 2009, at St. Dominic's Hospital in Jackson after a battle with COPD.

Visitation will be held today from 5-8 p.m. at Natchez Trace Funeral Home in Madison. A funeral service will be held Friday, October 2, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. at Natchez Trace Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Cedar Lawn City Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. in Philadelphia, MS.

Mr. Howell, who was also known as Hal, D, Von, Devon, M.D. and most importantly Daddy and Papaw, retired as a supervisor for the Eaton Corporation formerly known as Sperry-Vickers after 30+ years of service. He was a gifted craftsman who spent much of his time in his shop creating, making and sharing his knives with family and friends. He was an avid Ole Miss fan, had a passion for classic cars, especially his red El Camino, and picked guitar and sang for anyone who would listen.

Mr. Howell is survived by his wife, Helen Howell; daughters, Sherry Brock and Susan Lancaster; son, Morris Howell, Jr.; step sons, Ed Abernathy and Mike Abernathy; brother, Lee Howell; two nephews; ten grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the charity of your choice.
 
 
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  Helen J. Means Howell (1934 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedarlawn Cemetery
Philadelphia
Neshoba County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Morris Howell
Originally Created by: Ron (Ronnie Lee) Collins
Record added: Oct 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42573942
Morris Devon Howell, Sr
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- Ron (Ronnie Lee) Collins
 Added: Oct. 1, 2009
 
 
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