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Clanton Lamar Howell, 82, of Stuart, VA, died on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. He was born November 15, 1934 to the late Grace Rorrer and Harry Pleasant Howell Sr. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by six sisters; Margaret Howell Hopkins, Mildred Howell, Madeline Howell Smith, Maxine Howell Ferguson, Mabel Howell Fulcher, Mary Howell, one infant sister; Marie Howell, five brothers; Wade Howell, Herman "Wimpy" Howell, H.P. Howell, Jr., Garland Howell,and James B Howell, Sr.
He was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Stuart, VA and worked as a fixer at the J.P. Stevens Woolwine plant for forty six years and enjoyed Nascar, camping with his grandchildren and spending time at the family farm.
Surviving are his wife Nancy Cooper Howell of the home, one daughter; Kimberly J. Howell of Stuart, VA, one son; Lamar Howell and wife Lena F. Howell of Stuart, VA, three grandsons; Christopher B. Howell, Jonathan "Blake" Howell, Grayson L. Howell, Three brothers Gordon Howell of Vesta, VA, Leon B. Howell of Stuart, VA, Ralph D Howell SR of Pilot Mountain, NC, several nieces and nephews, his special dogchild Holly, two cats; Willie, Tommy and granddogs Zach and Dixie Howell.
The funeral will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Grace Baptist Church in Stuart, VA with Pastor Mark Elkins officiating. Burial will be at Critz Baptist Church Cemetery with military rites by Patrick County Veterans Memorial Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Norris Funeral Services in Stuart, VA and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to: Grace Baptist Church Building Fund P.O. Box 1108 Stuart, Va 24171 or Critz Baptist Church Cemetery Fund C/O Carl Wyatt 70 Cecil Lane Patrick Springs, VA 24133
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Stuart, VA is serving the Howell family. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.NorrisFuneral.com.
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129 Howell Lane
Stuart, Virginia 24171
14087 Jeb Stuart Highway
Stuart, Va 24171