Obituaries, June 22, 2003

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 21, 2003

James Harold Little

Graveside services for James Harold Little, 74, of Troy who died Thursday June 19, 2003 at his home will be at 10 a.m. Saturday June 21, 2003 at Antioch Church of Christ Cemetery in Shellhorn with Minister Jack Walters officiating.

Burial will be under the direction of Dillard Funeral Home of Troy.

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Visitation was from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday June 20, 2003 at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Melba Register of Troy; three daughters and their husbands, Mary Lou and Wayne Faulkner, Tess and Adam Rountree and Susan and Dennis Griffith; grandsons and their wives, Jeff and Karen Faulkner, Jamie and Lesley Johns and Timothy Rountree; great-grandchildren, Christi Faulkner, Cailey Faulkner and Julie Johns; brothers, Cleveland Little, Hebron Little, Roy Little and Jimmie Carol Little and a sister, Hazel Little.

Pallbearers were Royce Davenport, Drexel Wayne Hughes, Harvey Lee, Traci Lee, Clay Register, Justin Register, John Ashley Register and Ricky Register.

Jessie M. Howell

Jessie M. Howell, 71, of Henderson died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at UAB Medical Center in Birmingham.

Services will be held Sunday, June 22, 2003, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Dillard Funeral Home in Troy. Burial with military honors will follow at Henderson Memorial Cemetery in Henderson with Dillard Funeral Home of Troy directing. Visitation will be held Saturday, June 21, 2003, at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy from 6-8 p.m.

He was preceded in death by his brother, James W. Howell of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Ruby D. and Ivison Henderson of Montgomery.

He was born April 20, 1932, in Pike County to Charlie and Ola Qualls Howell. He served 21 years in the armed services, during which he served our country in Germany, Korea and Vietnam. Later, he was the rural mail carrier in Glenwood and Luverne for a number of years.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Juanita S. Howell; two daughters, Faye H. Pitts of Henderson and Sue Carter of Williamson, Ga.; five grandchildren, Mendy and Shane Vickery, Jessie W. Pitts, Leslie Carter, Kyle Carter and one great-grandson, Turner S. Vickery; surviving siblings and their spouses include, Billy P. and Ann Howell of Dogwood Acres, Roger and Sarah Howell Christensen of Houston, Texas, and Dee Howell of Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Pallbearers will be friends of Mr. Howell and honorary pallbearers will be his grandsons and nephews.