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George Howe

Thursday, May 11, 2006

SIKESTON -- George Lowell Howe, 87, died May 10, 2006, at his home in Sikeston.

Born Jan. 5, 1919, near Bristow, Ind., he was the son of the late Cleve and Ida Howe Kimberlin. His mother died when he was 2 years old, and he was adopted by his mother's first cousins, J. Edwin and Maggie Howe. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston, had been employed by Alcoa Aluminum in Evansville, Ind., and later Noranda Aluminum until his retirement in 1984. A World War II Army veteran, having served for five years, two-and-a-half of which he served overseas in the First Signal Battalion, earning six Bronze Stars serving in Africa, England, Italy, Sicily, South France and Germany.

On Dec. 29, 1950, he married Lottie Mae Acker, who survives of the home. Other survivors include: one daughter, Susan Elaine Bennett of Fredonia, Ky.; one son, Steven L. Howe of Mt. Vernon, Ind.; three grandchildren, Jodie Bennett of Fredonia and Tyler Howe and Adam Howe of Mt. Vernon; three half sisters, Pat Phillips of Jonesboro, Ark., Kitty Hole of Ripley, Tenn., and Nancy Jenkins of Dickson, Tenn.; and a half brother, Kenneth Kimberlin of Delight, Ark.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Earl, Elmer, Arnold and Orvel Kimberlin and Edwin E. Howe.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.

Visitation will continue from 11 a.m. Saturday until time of funeral services at 2 p.m. at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield, Ky.

Burial will be in the Pythian Ridge Cemetery at Sturgis, Ky.


Memorial contributions

may be made to

First Baptist Building Fund

1101 North Main St.

Sikeston, MO 63801

or

American Cancer Society

PO Box 343

Sikeston, MO 63801

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