Martha Lou Howell

Jul 27, 1932 - Jul 23, 2010

Martha Lou Howell

July 27, 1932 - July 23, 2010


Martha L. (Mitchener) Howell, age 77, life long Fairmount resident, died Friday, July 23, 2010, at Wesleyan Health Care Center in Marion, IN. Martha was a Homemaker. She was an active member of the Back Creek Friends Church where she was the recording clerk, she also was a corresponding secratary writing letters, sending cards and writing the church notes and weekly activites and placing them in the Fairmount News-Sun. She used to clean the church making sure that every corner was clean. She was a past member of the Bonnett Club of Fairmount. She was a former den mother and used to enjoy bowling. She enjoyed crocheting and loved watching birds, enjoyed the flowers in her yard. She enjoyed going fishing and most of all she loved her family. She enjoyed singing and was an avid country music fan. She and her sister-in-law Rosemary Mitchener loved to go to Nashville,TN and collect memoriabila from the country stars and those soon to be stars. She knew many of them from her time travels to Nashville.
She was the daughter of the late Lotus Mitchener and the late Eula Wanetta (Lewis) Mitchener. She was born on July 27, 1932 in Fairmount Township, Indiana. She graduated from Fairmount High School in 1950.
She is survived by her husband: Jack N. Howell. They were married on June 3, 1950 in Flora, Indiana
One Daughter:Linda (Carl) Haynes , Fairmount, INOne Son:Michael (Diane) Howell, Vincennes, INOne Brother: James Mitchener, Fairmount, IN
7 Grand Children: Christopher and Matthew Howell both of Panama City, FL. Lindsey Howell Vincennes, IN Tifani Olson and Megan Grundon both of Terra Haute, IN Susan and Kendra Lou Bricker, both of Fairmount.
3 Great Grand Children: Logan and Madelyne Olson, and Lilyana Grundon.
Martha was preceded in death by 3 brothers; Earl, John and Mearl Mitchener.
Funeral service will be 1:30 PM Wednesday July 28, 2010 at the Back Creek Friends Church, 7560 S. 150 E. Fairmount, with Revs. Linda Cabe and Lois Watkins officiating. Interment will be in Park Cemetery Fairmount. Friends may call from 4-8 PM Tuesday July 27, 2010 at Armes-Hunt Funeral Home, 415 S. Main St. Fairmount, IN
Memorial contributions may be made to the Back Creek Friends Church in care of the funeral home.
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