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Willie Royal Howell
June 16, 1970 - February 8, 2021

Mr. Willie Royal Howell Jr., of Jonesboro departed this life on Monday, February 8, 2021 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, AR at the age of 50 years, 7 months and 23 days.  He was born Tuesday, June 16, 1970 in De Witt, AR to the late Willie Howell Sr., and Shirley Gail Peyton Townsend and was formerly of Pine Bluff before moving to Jonesboro.  Willie was an electronic technician and was a member of Sanctuary Church of Jonesboro.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Tabitha Lunsford Howell; and his parents.       He is survived by two brothers, Glenn (Sarah) Garrison of Lake City, AR and Kenneth Howell of Pine Bluff, AR; and his grandmother, Lois Peyton of Pine Bluff, AR.        Graveside service will be Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. at Flat Bayou Cemetery near Pine Bluff, AR with  Rev. Chris Dixson officiating under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann.       In compliance with Covid-19 guidelines, a mask or other facial covering is required, and  social distancing will be observed.       Online guest book can be signed at www. thompsonfuneralhome.net

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Funeral Service

February 12, 2021
11:00 AM

Flat Bayou Cemetery

Pine Bluff, AR

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  1. David and Dorothye Billingsley, Pine Bluff says

    To Sis. Peyton and all the family, We are sorry for the loss of your loved one. We will be praying for all of you.

  2. Anita Bond, Pine Bluff says

    Willie was my precious nephew. He had a sweet spirit and was so brave. He suffered so much pain and loss but never let it get him down.

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