Beulah May Howell age 94 of Loogootee, passed away August 11, 2017 at 6:50pm, at Cathedral Healthcare in Jasper. She was born on August 24, 1922 in Greene County, Indiana to Roy and Anna (Pribble) Ashcraft. She married Estel “Bill” Howell and he preceded her in death in 1982. She attended Greene County Schools, retired from Gentle Care in Loogootee and was a member of the Loogootee Christian Church.
Survivors include daughters; Dorcus (Dale) Abel of Loogootee, Judy Connerly of Mitchell; one son Billy Howell of Loogootee; sisters Margie Ball of Linton, Joann Padgett of Springville; and brothers Robert Ashcraft of Greenwood, Kenny Ashcraft of Kokomo, Bud Ashcraft of Bloomfield and Jim Ashcraft of Missouri. Twelve grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren also survive.
She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, sisters; Elaine Horde, Wilma Ashcraft and Royelle Woods; and brothers; Raymond Ashcraft and Ralph Ashcraft.
Funeral services will be at 1:00pm Wednesday August 16, 2017 at the Queen-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes in Shoals. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 11:00am until time of service. Bro. Ed Frost will officiate.
Queen Lee Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.