Welcome to the memorial page for

James Millard Howell

July 9, 1936 ~ February 26, 2017 (age 80)

Mr. James Millard Howell


Mr. James Millard Howell age 80 of Rome, Georgia died Sunday morning following an extended illness.

Mr. Howell was born July 9, 1936 in Lakeland, GA son of the late Clayton Morgan Howell and Daphne Conner Howell. Mr. Howell was a member of Pisgah Baptist Church, the church choir, Pisgah Men’s Club and the Couples Sunday School Class. Mr. Howell was employed with Georgia Power Co. as Operations Team Leader for over 35 years, he was a proud veteran of the Korean War having served in the United States Navy on the USS Shangri-la from 1954 – 1958.

In addition to his parents Mr. Howell was preceded in death by a brother Clayton Morgan Howell Jr. in 2000.

Survivors include: wife, Linda Garrett Howell, daughter and son-in-law, Courtney Shedd (Ron) Rome; two sons and daughter-in-law, Mitchell Dunn (Stacey) Rome and Drew Dunn, Rome; four grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Special Thanks to Heyman Hospice, nurse, Maxine Cochran and the nurses of the second floor at Redmond Regional Hospital.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 am in the Oaknoll Chapel of Miller and Richards Funeral Home with the Reverend Jerry Dudley officiating, interment will follow in Beech Creek Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will gather Tuesday evening at the Oaknoll Chapel where they will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. At other hours they may be contacted at their respective residences.

Pallbearers are asked to meet at Oaknoll Chapel Wednesday at 10:30 am and include: Bruce Perry, Charles Crumbley, Jeff Baker, Eddie Roberson, Emory Tallent and Freddie Clark. Honorary pallbearers will be made up of; Herman Brock, Bill Wooten, Jerry Martin, Gadston Martin and Bill Loveless.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Heyman Hospice 420 East 2nd Avenue, Suite 105, Rome, GA 30161.

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The Oaknoll Chapel of Miller and Richards Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of James Millard Howell.

 Service Information

February 28, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home & Cremation Services
2542 Shorter Avenue
Rome, GA 30165

Funeral Service
March 1, 2017

11:00 AM
Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home & Cremation Services
2542 Shorter Avenue
Rome, GA 30165

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