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Obituary for James "Jimmy" Franklin Howell, Jr.

James Franklin “Jimmy” Howell, Jr., 87, Fayetteville, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Jimmy worked for Southern Railways and Norfolk Southern as an engineer for 38 years. He was hired on at Southern Railways on January 7, 1948. Jimmy loved singing for the Lord. He loved his church, Southside Baptist Church, where he had the opportunity to sing.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his wife, Jewell, and daughter, Cheryl Howell. He is survived by his daughters, Lynn (Alan) Thaggard, Debbie (Bob) Graham, and Lisa Nelson (David Johnson); brothers, Richard A. Howell and Harold David Howell; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held Friday, April 7, 2017, 11:00 AM, at Southside Baptist Church, Fayetteville. Jimmy will lie in state beginning at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville

180 N Jeff Davis Drive
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Lie in State




10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Southside Baptist Church

1332 Hwy 92
Fayetteville, GA 30215

Funeral Service




11:00 AM
Southside Baptist Church

1332 Hwy 92
Fayetteville, GA 30215


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