Thursday, August 4, 2016

Edith Marie (Sell) Howell (July 22, 2016)

Edith Marie (Sell) Howell, age 75, of Colorado Springs, CO and formerly of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 9:35 PM on Friday, July 22, 2016 at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs.

Edith was born June 7, 1941 in Troy, OH, the daughter of the late Creele & Susie (Lavy) Sell.

She was married on May 3, 1958 to Jerry Howell, who preceded her in death on Aug 29, 2009.

Edith was a bookkeeper for the family businesses - Howell's Rent-All & Sales, and later, Howell's Computer Center, both in Greenville. She enjoyed gardening and traveling.

Edith is survived by daughters, Sherry Howell and Charlene Keach & husband Kelley both of Colorado Springs, CO; sons, Allen Howell & wife Carmen of Hollansburg, OH, and Roger Howell of Lenexa, KS.

Also survived by brothers and sisters, Lee Sell, Ruby Wagner & husband Eugene, Calvin Sell & wife Sharon (Ketrow), Charles & wife Cynthia (Ainsworth), Glen & wife Glenda, Eddie & wife Robin (Gerhart), and Geraldine Hodge, 10 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband she is preceded in death by her bother, Lester Sell and sister, Martha Emrick.

Private funeral service for the family will be held on Friday, July 29, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Mike Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery, Darke County, OH. There will be no visitation.

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