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Jerry Wayne "Cotton" Howell

December 12, 1947 ~ December 26, 2017 (age 70)

Jerry Wayne “Cotton” Howell


Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Friday December 29, 2017 at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel for Jerry Wayne “Cotton” Howell age, 70, of Hokes Bluff who went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on December 26, 2017.  Rev. Billy Boatwright and Rev. Rick Simmons will officiate. Burial will follow at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Cemetery. Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home and Cemetery is in charge of services.


He was a 1966 graduate of Hokes Bluff High School.  He was retired from Lockheed Martin Aircraft where he worked for over 30 years.  He was a Home Builder for 35 years.

He was a Deacon at Gospel Temple Church.  He was also a avid hunter and fisherman.


He is preceded in death by his parents: Finis A. and Fay Howell.


He is survived by his wife of 44 years; Sandra Cole Howell; sons; Jeremy (Cindy) Howell and  Josh (Melissa) Howell; grandchildren; Maggen Cranford, Paige Hilburn, Falyon Howell and Faith Howell; great grandchildren; Ansley Cranford and Brailey Hilburn; sisters; Peggy Bryant and Pam (David) Clough; brother; Phillip (Theresa) Howell; several nieces and nephews; numerous brother and sister-in laws and loving pets Elmo and Lily.


Pallbearers will be Danny Beaird, Danny Winkles, Adam Washburn, Shane Whitehead, Brent Jones and Scott O’Dell.


Special thanks to UAB Hospital 6th South Nurses and Staff, Dr. Allison Vann, Advantage Ambulance Service, Alacare Home Health, nurse Cary Kilgore, Davita Dialysis and special friend; Andy Crowe.


Family will receive friends Thursday at the funeral home from 6 to 8 PM.


2nd Timothy 4: 7-8: I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith; Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day.




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 Service Information

December 28, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home
1901 Piedmont Cutoff
Glencoe, AL 35905

Funeral Service
December 29, 2017

11:00 AM
Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home
1901 Piedmont Cutoff
Glencoe, AL 35905

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