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Patricia Ellen Howell

Patricia Ellen Howell daughter of the late Carrie Goodman Minton and Gilbert Minton was born in Beech Creek, Kentucky, on August 24, 1938. She departed this life at her daughter’s home in Arnold, Missouri, on November 19, 2020, at the age of 82.


In 1955 Patricia was united in marriage to Herman Dale Howell. Patricia’s hobbies included crocheting, painting pictures on her IPad and watching the St. Louis Cardinals. She loved the beach and taking trips with her family to various destinations. Patricia was a very loving mother and devoted grandmother.


Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Bobby Howell, two brothers, Lindell Carter and Hewlett Carter, five sisters, Deloris Pogue, Nancy Posey, Sheila Fowler, Nellie Stewart and Angela Hogan.


Patricia is survived by her husband, Herman Howell of Ellington, Missouri, three sons, Fred Howell and wife Kathy of Barnhart, Missouri, Edward Howell of Ellington, Missouri, Salvatore Palermo and wife Brooke of Woodson Terrace, Missouri, two daughters, Carla Bailey of Arnold, Missouri, Susan McEntee and husband Tom of Moscow Mills, Missouri, 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, two step-daughters, Melody Mottert and husband Mark of St. Peters, Missouri, Kimberly Averill and husband Mike of Hazelwood, Missouri. Patricia will be deeply missed by her family and many friends who will mourn her passing.



A celebration of life will be held December 6th from 1 to 3 PM at McSpadden Funeral Home, Ellington, Missouri

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