February 4, 2009
MOOREVILLE — William Bruce Howell, 56, died Jan. 30, 2009, in Shreveport, La. Graveside services are Friday at 1 p.m. at Oddfellows Rest Cemetery with Dr. W.A. Pennington and the Rev. Larry Maugh officiating. Visitation is Thursday beginning at noon at the family home, Highway 371 North 1792, Mooreville. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Howell was born Dec. 6, 1952, in Aberdeen. He lived most of his life in McAllen, Texas. He was a truck driver for Tango Trucking. He graduated from Freedom High School in Bethlehem, Pa., and from Paul Smith College in New York. He was preceded in death by his father, Wilber Theo Howell; and wife, Julie Melancon Howell. He is survived by his daughters, Bobbie Sue and Ann Marie Howell, both of Mooreville, Jessica Howell of Covington, La., and Jennifer Howell of New Orleans; mother, Billy Joyce Pennington Howell of Aberdeen; sister, Cheri Lynn Howell of Mooreville; brother, Mike Howell of Stevensville, Mo.; and four grandchildren.