Funeral service for Mr. Garry Francis Howell, age 73, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 2 PM on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home with Dr. Jon Hathcock and Bishop Leonard Howell officiating. Burial will follow in the Lincoln Cemetery.
Garry was born on November 3, 1945 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Melvin “Chub” and Louise Tielking Howell. He served in the US Army and owned Howell Wood Specialties. Mr. Howell attended the Fayetteville First Baptist Church and enjoyed music, as a bass player. He mentored many people in A.A., during his 30 years of sobriety. Garry passed away on December 28, 2018 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, TN.
Survivors include his wife, Pamela Fisk Howell; daughter, Melvie (Andy) Myrick of Fayetteville; son, Mark (Amy) Howell of the Howell Community; grandchildren, Madison (Logan) Ogle, Will Myrick, Hannah Howell, and Evan Howell. In addition to his parents, Mr. Howell was preceded in death by a sister, LuAnn Raby.
Visitation with the family will be from 12 PM until 2 PM on Sunday at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Lincoln Co. Tribute Chair, Cary B. Sullivan, P.O. Box 470, Fayetteville, TN 37334 or American Lung Association, National Direct Response Headquarters, 1200 Hosford Street, Suite 101, Hudson, WI 54016-9316.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Garry Francis Howell.
I was so very, very sorry to hear of Gary’s passing. He was a absolute friend an inspiration to many in the rooms. His presence will be missed. God speed my friend. Love you, Ola
Gary was a great guy & a great friend & will be missed by many including myself
My heartfelt condolences to the Howell’s family of your loss,Gary.
So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Pam and Family. I am so very sorry for your loss. A virus prevents me from being with you,, but my thoughts and prayers are. May the memories you hold close in your heart and God’s love and comforting care sustain you in the days ahead.
My deepest condolences to the precious family. May God bring you peace in this most difficult time.
So sorry to hear of the passing of Garry. Condolences to your family!! Our family has been aquainted with the Howell family for many years. He will be missed.
Sending my condolences and prayers to Pam and family.
Jessica Allison Craig
Pam and Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Take comfort that you stood by him in his time of need.
Pam and Family, know that we love you and our prayers are with you.
I will always cherish my relationship with Garry. He taught me a lot about the lumber business and I admired him greatly. He was a wonderful man. RIP Garry.
Pam and family so sorry for your loss. Your strength and peace will be in God’s love.
So sorry to hear of your loss. Garry was a terrific guy and provided me much advice when I lived in Fayetteville – especially about motorcycles. He was a terrific guy. God bless.
To the family and friends of Garry, I am so sorry about your loss. Garry’s family and my family have been friends for many years. RIP Garry you will be missed. Judy Stafford and Family
WE are SO Sorry to Hear about Garry!! He was a GREAT PERSON with a BIG HEART!! Praying for Comfort and Peace in the days to come!! LOVE you PAM and FAMILY!!
Pam and family, I share in your sorrow. Just know you are loved and thought of often. God Bless you all.
Such an amzing man.I didnt have the pleasure of knowing him but for around two years but he helped me tremendously. Always looked forward to seeing him and hearing what he had to say.
I am so sorry to hear about Garry’s passing. He was such a great guy! My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Please submit his picture to the Fayetteville Lincoln County Warrior Exhibit at the Rec Center!
Pam and the rest of the family I am so sorry to hear about Garry.
Pam and family I am so sorry for your loss,Garry was a great guy.?
May God’s grace, peace and comfort be unto you the family.
Pam and Melvie, thinking of you at this sad, sad time.
Pam, my thoughts, love and prayers are with you and your family. I am so sorry and certainly know and feel your pain.
Sorry for the loss of a friend.
Mark, So sorry for you and your families loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Rest In Peace Garry & my sympathies to the family. Sure was good to see my friend at our class Reunion in August.
So sorry to hear of the passing of my color blind friend. Prayers for peace and understanding during this sorrowful time.
Pam and family, Sorry to hear of the passing of your loved one. May God be with you in these trying days.
My condolences for the Howell family.