She was born in Roswell to John William Moore and Ruby Grace Webb Moore.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, John Lewis Howell; two brothers, Cleveland Moore and John Coral Moore; two sisters, Louise Moore and Betty Moore; and a nephew, David Moore.
She is survived by: four nephews, Bill Moore, Dennis Moore, Tony Moore and Tim Moore; and a niece, Tammy Roberts.
Mrs. Howell graduated from Georgia Baptist School of Nursing and served as a 1st lieutenant Army Nurse Corp in the European Theater during World War II. She was a member of Martha Brown United Methodist Church in Atlanta and attended Clayton First United Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held April 2 in the Beck Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Charlie Green and Doug Volk officiating. Burial was held April 3 at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northeast Georgia, 2150 Limestone Parkway, suite 222, Gainesville, GA, 30501; or to Clayton First United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 703, Clayton, GA 30525.
Beck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.beckfuneralhome.com.