John Nathan Howell
WWII Veteran
June 16, 1912 – March 15, 1979

Cadiz, KY-Services for John Nathan Howell, 66, Route 3, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Revs. Richard Smith and Waymon Minehan officiating.  Burial will be in Union Hill Cemetery in Trigg County.  Mr. Howell died at 8:05 a.m. Thursday at Jennie Stuart Hospital in Hopkinsville after a long illness.  A Trigg County native, he was born June 16, 1912, the son of Robert and Evelyn Ross Howell.  He was a retired state highway employee, a member of Hilltop Free Will Baptist Church and a veteran of World War II.  Survivors include his wife, Nella Edmonds Howell; one son, Rabon S. Howell, Bumpus Mills, Tenn.; and one brother, Robert Lawrence Howell of Benton.

(Note:  John Nathan Howell was a grandson of John D. and Nannie Wall Howell; a great grandson of William Carroll Howell and Priscilla Moore Howell; and is believed to have been a gg grandson of William Howell and Mary Atkins Howell; and a ggg grandson of Rev. War soldier Lewis Atkins and his wife Rebecca.)

Submitted by  Kyle, Melanie and David Atkins  on behalf of Louise Wyatt-  Thank you!


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