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Dewey E. Howell

May 9, 1938 ~ April 26, 2019 (age 80)

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Dewey E. Howell age 80 of the Caney Community near Bismarck, passed away Friday, April 26, 2019. He was born May 9, 1938 one of nine children to Willis and Delsie Jones Howell. Dewey served in the National Guard and Army Reserve. He retired from Thermo-Gas Co. He was a member of Caney Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for fifty-one years.

Dewey was preceded in death by two brothers, Horace and Fay Dean Howell and one sister, Thelma Wilson.

Survivors are his wife of fifty-seven years, Elaine Buck Howell; three children, Tim E. Howell of Benton, Durenda Hardage and husband, Tony, Stacy Howell and wife, Mary both of Bismarck; seven grandchildren, Brently Howell, Jansen Hardage, Samantha Hardage, Jayden Howell, Sawyer Hardage, Cecilia Howell and Grady Howell; one brother, Wick Howell of Glenwood; four sisters, Mary Caruthers of Arkadelphia, Sue Watts of Hot Springs, Mamie Fite and Dorothy Cato both of Arkadelphia.

Visitation will be 6-8 PM Monday at Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home in Arkadelphia.

Service will be 2:00 PM Tuesday April 30th at Caney Missionary Baptist Church with Ralph Ruffin and Robert Cossey officiating. Interment will follow at Caney Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Caney Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund. 


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April 29, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home
517 Clay Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71923

Funeral Service
April 30, 2019

2:00 PM
Caney Missionary Baptist Church
4118 Hwy 128
Bismarck, AR 71929

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