Monday, January 14th, 2008
Paul R. "Slats" Howell, 92, Marion, died Jan. 11, 2008, at Delaware Court Health Care Center, Delaware.
He was born Sept. 11, 1915, in Celina to Raymond and Ethel Martz Howell. On Nov. 25, 1936, he married CleoDell Felver, and she died May 16, 2002.
Surviving are two sons, Paul Eldean (Marcia), Salem, Ore., and Milton Dwayne, Vancouver, Wash.; one daughter, Cleola (Clarence) Alspaugh, Delaware; 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Norrita Sidle; two brothers, Donald and Charles; two granddaughters and two great-grandchildren.
He worked for the City of Celina at the power plant and in city maintenance. He was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, St. Marys.
Services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Burial is at Swamp College Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. today at W.H. Dick and Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina.
Contributions can be made to the church.