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Ima L. Howell

May 25, 1932 February 12, 2018
Ima L. Howell
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Obituary for Ima L. Howell

Mrs. Ima L. Howell, 85, of Barry, passed away at 9:55 a.m. Monday, February 12, 2018, at the Barry Community Care Center in Barry.

She was born May 25, 1932, near Detroit, Illinois, to Ace John & Bertha Lorena (Walk) Chaplin. They preceded her in death.

She married Vincent Dean Howell on February 23, 1949, in Pittsfield, Illinois. He preceded her in death on May 30, 2012.

She is survived by 1 son Johnny Howell of Barry, 3 daughters, Carol Ward, husband Bob, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, Grace Rayner, husband Mitch, of North Pekin, Illinois, and Bertha Badgley of Barry, Illinois, 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild, 2 sisters, Wanda Smith of Joplin, Missouri and Anna McDonald of Pittsfield, Illinois, 1 brother Donald Chaplin of Quincy, Illinois, 2 sisters-in-law, Glorine Phebus of Barry, Illinois and Pat Chaplin of Auburn, Illinois, and numerous nieces & nephews.

She was preceded in death by 2 sons, Vincent and Howard K., 3 brothers and 2 sisters.

Ima and her husband owned and operated the Cree Mee in Barry for many years. She loved to travel and really enjoyed her grandchildren and her coffee shop friends.

Visitation will be from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 17, 2018, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 17, 2018, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.

Burial will be in Samuel Taylor Cemetery, Rockport, Illinois.

Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association, American Heart Association or the Susan G. Komen For The Cure.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

17

Feb

9:00 AM 2/17/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 2/17/2018 10:00:00 AM
Kirgan Funeral Home

940 Greene Street
Barry, IL 62312

Kirgan Funeral Home
940 Greene Street Barry 62312 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

17

Feb

10:00 AM 2/17/2018 10:00:00 AM
Kirgan Funeral Home

940 Greene Street
Barry, IL 62312

Kirgan Funeral Home
940 Greene Street Barry 62312 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Samuel Taylor Cemetery Final Resting Place

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Rockport, IL 62370

- Rockport 62370 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

American Heart Association

Susan G. Komen For The Cure

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