Obituaries

Bobby Howell -

Mr. Bobby Sherrill Howell, age 79, Jonesborough, passed away Friday, December 14, 2012, at his residence.

Mr. Howell was a native of Washington County and son of the late Cecil & Anna Louise Hammett Howell. In addition to his parents, Mr. Howell was also preceded in death by his wife, Constance B. Howell.

He was a member of Jackson Park Church of Brethren.

Mr. Howell was a United States Navy Veteran, having served on USS Benner during the Korean Conflict. He had also served in the National Guard for 5 years.

He was a member of Rhea Lodge #47 F&AM, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite and Jericho Shriner.

He served as Jonesborough Police Chief for 15 years and retired from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, where he served as Bailiff.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Lance & Vickie Howell, Jonesborough, and Sherill & Saundra Howell, Johnson City; granddaughter, Angel Bailey and husband, Jon, Jonesborough; great-grandchildren, Caitlin Bailey and Matthew Bailey, both of Jonesborough; and special companion and friend, Dortha Dykes, Jonesborough.

Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 17, 2012, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Jeremy Dykes officiating Interment services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at Maple Lawn Cemetery with Military Honors being provided by Veterans of Foreign Wars, Boone Dam Post 4933.

Condolences may be sen online at www.dillow-taylor.com. Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough; 753-3821