Velma “Ann” Howell

Published 4:51 pm Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Velma “Ann” Howell, 79, of Johnson City, passed away Monday, November 7, 2016, at her residence.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Herman and Sudie Birchfield Moore.
Ann attended Cloudland High School. She was a multi-talented person. She was an avid oil painter, loved to make floral arrangements, and was an interior decorator. She attended nursing school in Ohio. Ann attended Happy Valley Christian Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Howell; a daughter, Sandra Patrick; a sister, Dot Buck; and two brothers, Jimmy and Charlie Moore.
Survivors include four sons, Danny Patrick, Jonesborough, Rick Patrick, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Gary Pohto, Johnson City, and Eddie Phillips and wife Diane, Johnson City; her grandchildren, Shawn Patrick, Ricina Patrick, Gary Chase Pohto, Chase Guinn, Nathan Pohto and Brayden Phillips; her great-grandchildren, Eli Pohto, Gunner Pohto, Lilly Patrick and Caylin Patrick; her sisters, Helen and Ken Sluder, Unicoi, and Judy and Ken Shell, Roan Mountain; her sister-in-law, Vivian Moore, Roan Mountain; and her special friends, Elma Thomas and Billie Sheppard.
Funeral services for Velma “Ann” Howell will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 9, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Todd Wolfe, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, November 10, at Monte Vista Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Chase Guinn, Nathan Pohto, Bryan Shell, Gary Justin Pohto, Brayden Phillips and Tim Moore. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to Billie Sheppard and Dr. Coyler. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 12:15 p.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website: www.memorialfcelizabethton.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Howell family.

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