Mary Howell

Mary K. Howell, 86, of Ipava died Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, at 11:09 p.m. at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.

She was born July 17, 1914, in Ipava, the daughter of William and Merle Lindsey Siders. She married Phillip M. Howell on Oct. 1, 1936, in Peoria. He survives.

Also surviving are four daughters, Teresa (and Rodney) Keefauver of Ipava, Michelle (and Dennis) Wherley of Table Grove and Charlotte (and Ron) Reynolds of Springfield; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one stepbrother, Kenneth (and Rose) Creglow of Kewanee.

She was preceded in death by one stepsister, Jean Finch.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Ipava Christian Church and later, the Ipava Presbyterian Church.

Services will be held Friday at Ipava United Presbyterian Church with Rev. Gordon Jones officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Shawgo Memorial Home in Ipava. Burial will be in Ipava Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Fulton or McDonough county animal shelters.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/7/2001

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Incorrect information was given to the Argus in the obituary for Mary K. Howell in the Feb. 7 issue. Her daughter's name was incorrectly spelled. The correct spelling is Theresa Keefauver.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/14/2001


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