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Vincent Dean Howell

January 23, 2029 May 30, 2012
Vincent Dean Howell
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Mr. Vincent Dean Howell, 83, of Barry, Illinois, passed away at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at the Barry Community Care Center in Barry. He was born January 23, 1929, near New Canton, Illinois, one of 11 children, to Steve & Lura Esther (Boots) Howell. They preceded him in death. He married Ima Chaplin on February 23, 1949, in Pittsfield. She survives in Barry. He is also survived by 1 son, Johnny Howell of Barry; 3 daughters - Bertha Badgley, of Barry; Grace Rayner, husband Mitch, of North Pekin, Illinois; and Carol Ward, husband Bob, of St. Louis. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, and 1 sister, Thelma (Tiny) Kurtz of Barry and lots of nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sons, Vincent Howell & Howard Howell; 6 brothers, Clifford, Rodney, Ernest, Sam, Howard & Harvey; and 3 sisters, Anna Bolin, Audrey Martindale & Flora Latzo. Dean & Ima shared 63 years together. He farmed for several years. Then he worked in Quincy at Master Tank & Electric Wheel. He also worked at Hull Fertilizer til he retired. He loved playing with his grandchildren and making things for them. He also loved gardening & yard work. Visitation will be held from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2012, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2012, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry. Burial will be in Samuel Taylor Cemetery in Rockport, Illinois. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.


Saturday June 2nd 2012 at 10:00 a.m.

Kirgan Funeral Home Barry, IL.


Saturday June 2nd 2012 from 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Kirgan Funeral Home Barry, IL.
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