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Rita Elaine Howell

January 9, 1955 ~ January 20, 2021 (age 66)


Rita Elaine Howell, age 66, passed away January 20, 2021. She liked to fish and cook, but mainly enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, daughter and Memaw.         

She is preceded in death by her father, Eddie Goldman; brothers, Daryl Goldman and William Johnston.  

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Tony Howell; children, Anthony D. Howell, Timothy L. Howell, Renee E. Howell Holder and Regina E. Howell Helton; 7 grandchildren; mother, Doris Dean McIlwain; siblings, David (Sara) Goldman, Angie (Dale) Woods, Vincent (Monique) Goldman, Claiborne Johnston, Dean (Brian) Bailey and Jason (Gina) Johnston; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.                   

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, January 30, 2021 beginning at 11:00 AM at Moments Funeral Home with Rev. Eric Hill officiating.  

Moments Funeral Home, locally owned and operated in Lucedale, Mississippi is honored to be in charge of arrangements. 



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Celebration of Life
January 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Moments Funeral Home
7158 Highway 63 South
Lucedale, MS 39452

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