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Frank I. Howell

Frank I. Howell, 86, New Albany, died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2005, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.
He retired from Keebler Co., was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of First Church of God in New Albany.
A native of Louisville, born June 18, 1919, he was the son of the late I. Newton and Media Clarkson Howell.
He was preceded in death by a grandson.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Marie Howell; a daughter, Sandra E. Smith of Wichita, Kan.; two stepsons, John Birkla of Georgetown and Michael Birkla of Louisville; three stepdaughters Carolyn Kochert of Elizabeth, and Barbara Best and Linda Davis, both of Corydon; a brother, Clarence L. Howell of Louisville; six grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Monday, Nov. 28, at First Church of God in New Albany with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. Generations Funeral Home in New Albany handled the arrangements.
Memorial gifts: His church.