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 Ricky Dean Howell

Ricky Dean Howell

Shamrock, Wheeler County, Texas, USA
Death 27 Nov 1977 (aged 18)
Canadian, Hemphill County, Texas, USA
Burial Canadian, Hemphill County, Texas, USA
Plot Section EF / Block 80
Memorial ID 59005843 · View Source
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Ricky Dean HOWELL, 18, died November 27, 1977, at the Hemphill County Hospital after an illness of several months.

Hospitalized here since May, he was a victim of a rare brain disease.

Funeral rites for the former Canadian High School student were held at the Abundant Life Church in Canadian with the Rev. Jordan, pastor, officiating. Burial was in the Canadian Cemetery under the direction of Stickley-Hill Funeral Home.

Ricky was a native of Shamrock and had lived most of his life in Canadian, and attended Canadian schools before he was stricken. He was born July 25, 1959, at Shamrock.

He is survived by his father, Jimmy HOWELL of Canadian and his mother, Della HOWELL of Canadian, one brother, Walter and two sisters, Rhonda HOWELL and Mrs. Evelyn SPENCER, all of Canadian; a grandfather Levi BRUMLEY of Pittsburg, Oklahoma and a grandmother Mrs. Evelyn WHITE of Dumas.

(Published in The Canadian Record (TX), December 1, 1977.)

(Submitted by Angie Mitchell Martin)

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  • Created by: Donna Barnes
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59005843
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ricky Dean Howell (25 Jul 1959–27 Nov 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59005843, citing Edith Ford Memorial Cemeteries, Canadian, Hemphill County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Donna Barnes (contributor 47112976) .