Edna Howell, 59, of Chicago, Ill., died Aug. 6, 2005, at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, Ill. She was a financial secretary for Ravenswood Baptist Church for 17 years, and a member of Ravenswood Baptist Church. She was born in Caraway July 24, 1946.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Johanna Howell; three sisters, Jeanette, and husband, Jerry Mick; Sue Wiiest; Ann and husband, Jorge DeLaGarz; two brothers, Jimmy Howell and Buddy Howell and wife, Lillian; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Francis and Edith Howell, and her brothers and sisters, Peggy Dannis, and Gail Howell, and Terry Howell.
A graveside service was held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Caraway Cemetery with Verlon Wood officiating. Burial was in the Caraway Cemetery under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Monette.
The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the Ravenswood Baptist Christian School, 4437 North Seely, Chicago, Ill. 60625.