Shelton Howell Funeral Support

William Shelton Howell passed away on Sunday May 9, 2021 at the age of 89. He will be dearly missed by all the loved ones he positively impacted throughout his lifetime. We want to give Shelton the memorial he deserves, to honor his memory and say our last goodbyes. The family is asking for donations to help cover the cost of Shelton's funeral. Any and all donations would be appreciated.

Graveside service with military honors will be 1:30 P.M. Friday, May 14, 2021, at Cedar Grove Cemetery with Bro. Ronnie Gaines officiating. The family will receive friends at the graveside at 1 PM.

Born March 30, 1932, in Wilson County, he is the son of the late Aubrey Shelton Howell and Ovie Mae Miller Howell. He was raised in the Shop Springs Community. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War as an electrician aboard ship. He retired from the Hobart Corporation. He enjoyed trot line fishing in the Cumberland River and camping in the Great Smoky Mountains. He was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He was preceded in death by brother, Aubrey Howell Jr.; two sisters: Virginia Carpenter, Grace Gray; daughter-in-law, Gale Atkins Howell.
He is survived by his wife of sixty five years, Mary Jo Baines Howell; two children: Kathy (Jimmy) Roberts and Gary Howell; five grandchildren: Kevin Roberts, Keith (Lexie) Roberts, Amy (Matt) Sempstrott, Kristen Scott, and Jo Beth Howell; four great grandchildren: Tyler Howell, Brandon Sempstrott, Abrye & Connor Scott; brother, Charles (Mary Sue) Howell; and four sisters: Loretta (Tommy) Patton, Donna Lowery, Reba Sheetz, and Barbara Gillock.
Pallbearers: Kevin & Keith Roberts, Tyler & Kevin Howell, Wade Patton, and Hunter Thompson.


  • Anonymous
    • $200 
    • 3 yrs
  • Elizabeth Sauls
    • $30 
    • 3 yrs
  • John Howell
    • $200 
    • 3 yrs
  • Rex Siu
    • $25 
    • 3 yrs
  • Amy Howell-Sempsrott
    • $100 
    • 3 yrs

Organizer and beneficiary

Keith Roberts
Nashville, TN
Kevin Roberts

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