Shirley Ann Howell, 68 of Centre, passed away Friday, November 8, 2013 in the Gadsden Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 P.M. at the Perry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Johnny Pruitt and Rev. Wayne Hindman officiating. Burial will follow in Cherokee Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 P.M. Sunday.
Survivors include her husband, Rex Howell; son, Jeremy (Kathy) Howell of Geraldine; daughter, Leanne (Heath) Laney of Leesburg; sisters, Barbara Bryant, Centre, Peggy (Albert) Linsey, Leesburg, Dot (Bobby) McEwen, Leesburg, Nancy (Paul) Locke, Cedar Bluff and Brenda Deems, Centre; grandchildren, Ethan Laney, Kaylee and Jayda Howell and Magon Edwards; several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Howell was a native of Cherokee County, the daughter of the late Thomas Cecil and Annie Louise Hammett Steele, was a retired telephone operator and was a member of the Shady Grove Baptist Church.
Pallbearers: David Puckett, Thomas Puckett, Jeffery Steele, Larry Steele, Jr., Ken McEwen, Darrel DeBerry, Dan Deems.
Honorary Pallbearers: Gene Hindman, Leroy Hartline, Robert Hartline.