She was a retired office manager with St. Albans Psychiatric Hospital and was a member of Fairlawn Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Ivory Belle Hartsel; her beloved husband, Herman F. Howell; and siblings Drema Poage, Corinne Atkinson, Kathryn Schmitt, Margaret Birch, and John S. Hartsel, Jr.
Survivors include her two brothers, Michael Hartsel of Boones Mill, and Joe Hartsel of Hardy; sons Taylor Howell of Harrisonburg and Garrett Deane Howell of Greensboro, N.C.; grandsons Benjamin, Isaac, Jonathan, and Nicholas; great-grandchildren Jackson, Victoria, Jacob, Liam, Oryn, Case, Griffin, and Catherine (deceased); and many other relatives and friends.
The immediate family held a private service on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at Highland Memory Gardens in Dublin.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Bridgewater Healthcare Foundations, 302 North Second St., Bridgewater, Virginia 22812.
The Howell family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.