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James M. Howell

James M. Howell James M. Howell

James Mitchell Howell, age 59, Ramsey, Ind., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, at Corydon, Ind.

He was born May 3, 1962, at Allen County, Ky., to the late James Kenneth and Shirley McGinnis Howell.

Mitch was a decorated Desert Storm combat veteran and a Bronze Star recipient with the United States Army, a defense contractor with Burtek Inc. and a member of VFW Post 2950 in Corydon.

Surviving are his wife, Nancy P. Sharp Howell; sons, Jeremy J. Howell of Severn, M.D., and Avery T. Howell of Macomb, Mich.; granddaughter, Trilby Purnhagen; stepsons, Ross Timberlake (Jessica) of Pekin, Ind., and Joshua Timberlake (Amanda) of Salem, Ind.; sisters, Kathy Ward (Robbie) of Corydon and Sandra Humphrey (Rodney) of Leavenworth, Ind.; many nieces and nephews; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Highway 64 NW, Ramsey, with burial in Woods Chapel Cemetery, Ramsey.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Operation Prevent 22/ prevent Veteran Suicide online donations at https://www.prevent22.org/.

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