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Iris M. Howell

Iris M. Howell Iris M. Howell

Iris Muriel Howell, 92, Tell City, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021.

Born Nov. 30, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Pearl Schraner Covey.

She was a graduate of Tell City High School, a homemaker who often worked alongside her husband, Curt, at Howell’s Garage in Gatchel, was a lifelong member of Lilly Dale Church of Christ and Gatchel Homemakers Club.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Curt Howell, in 1993, and a brother, Eugene Covey.

Survivors include four children, June Spencer of Leopold, Ray Howell and Larry Howell, both of Gatchel, and Anna Taylor of Milltown; a brother, Rodney Covey of Gerald; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 12, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Huber Funeral Home’s Tell City Chapel and Saturday, Nov. 13, after 10 a.m. at Lilly Dale Church of Christ.

The funeral will be Saturday, Nov. 13, at 11 a.m. CST at the church with burial in the church cemetery. Brother Eddie Olberding will officiate.

The family suggests memorial gifts to Lilly Dale Church of Christ or Lilly Dale Cemetery.