Kenneth Wayne Howell Sr.

Published 11:56 am Sunday, September 19, 2021

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Mr. Kenneth Wayne Howell Sr., 84, of US 64 East, Mocksville, died on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021 at his home.

He was born on Feb. 7, 1937 in Yadkin County to the late Willie Sanford and Ellie Hollar Howell.

Mr. Howell was a member of Fork Baptist Church and retired from Ingersoll Rand after 36 years. He enjoyed gardening, working in the yard and hunting and fishing.

He was also preceded in death by: 2 sisters, Coleen Dull and Maxine Hodgson; and a brother, Harley Howell.

Survivors: his wife of 65 years, Julia Marie Allen Howell of the home; 4 children, Kenneth Wayne Howell Jr. (Kris) of Mocksville, Vicki Howell Wilkinson (Eddie) of Advance, Susan Howell Blass (Jesse) of Clemmons and Kevin Sanford Howell (Suzy), also of Clemmons; 11 grandchildren, Tiffany Howell, Kendra Howell, Erien Barr (Tony), Brooke Dull (Chad), Clint Howell (Haley), Logan Seaford (Tyler), Ashlyn Blass, Bailey Bacorn (Hunter), Zachary Howell, Jackson Howell (Macy Presnell) and Max Howell; 8 great-grandchildren, Mack, Kenny, Addie, Nathan, Charlie, Tate, Aspen, Sutton and one on the way, Blakely; 2 brothers, Harry Lee Howell (Marlene) of Harmony and Gary Howell (Glenda) of Mocksville; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 20 at Fork Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Garrett officiating. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive  friends from 12:30-2 p.m. in the church.

Memorials: Fork Baptist Senior Gathering, 3140 US 64 E., Mocksville; or to Trellis Supportive Care, 377 Hospital St., Suite 103, Mocksville.