William Copeland Howell

Submitted by:  Dane Walls

Decatur Daily, July 31, 1937

OLD RESIDENT PASSES AWAY

William Copeland Howell, aged 77 years, a native of this county, passed away this morning at eight o'clock at his home at 1003 Jackson street. Mr Howell had been in ill health for sometime and his condition was aggravated sometime ago when he fell.

The funeral cortege will leave the residence at 1:30 p.m. Sunday and services will be conducted at Bethel church, near Hartselle, at three o'clock. Rev Frank T. Smith of Hartselle, will conduct the service, assisted by Rev C. L. Cobbs. Interment will be made at Bethel, Brown directing.

The deceased is survived by his wife; two nieces, Miss Mary Howell of Birmingham and Miss Edna Gray of Hillsboro. One nephew, Richard Howell, of Birmingham.

Active pallbearers will be: D. D. Gibson,John Green, Arthur Garnet, J. W. Pipkin, C. L. Buck and J. W. McCall. Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the W. R. Spight Bible class.

Mr Howell had been a member of the Central Baptist Church for twenty-seven years. He was a member of the J. O. U. A. M. and the I. O. O. F. He was formerly employed with the Louisville & Nashville railway.

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