Rev. Herman Allen Howell
January 09, 2017
Rev. Herman Allen Howell died Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Golden Crest Assisted Living in Stockbridge, Ga. A graveside service was held Monday, January 2 at Crown Hill Cemetery. Rev. Randy Roberts will be officiating. Military Honors will be performed after the service. The family will receive friends for visitation on Sunday January 1, 2017 from 3-5PM at Kimbrell-Stern.
Rev. Howell was a native of Young Harris, GA and was a United States WWII Army Veteran who served as a scout and personal driver for officers of the Third Army. He was a Methodist minister in the Southeast Ga. District for over 50 years pastoring churches in Southeast Georgia including: Warner Robins, Shellman, Waycross, Sale City, Americus and Albany. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Union University in Jackson, Tennessee and his Bachelor of Divinity at the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He was a member of Porterfield United Methodist Church in Albany, GA.
Rev. Howell was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Josephine McLemore Howell and his daughter Joyce Waters Howell.
Survivors include his son, Al Howell and his wife Melissa of McDonough, GA; a daughter, Sherry Howell Varney and her husband Mike of Denver, CO; a granddaughter, Anna Joy Howell of McDonough, GA and his sister Vergie May Chandler of Douglasville, GA. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.