Valdosta Daily Times

July 6, 2013

James “Jinks” Howell

The Valdosta Daily Times

-- — James “Jinks” Howell, 65, of Lakeland, Ga. passed away after a short illness early Monday morning, July 1, 2013 in Louis Smith Memorial Hospital. He was born in Valdosta, Ga. June 23, 1948 to the late George Robert & Virginia (Wilson) Howell. Mr. Howell served his country in the United States Army for three years. He was Holiness by faith and retired from Amoco Fabrics.

Surviving Relatives include daughter, Heather L. Howell of Lakeland, Ga.; son Timmy A. Howell of Hammond, L.A.; Jimmy A. Howell of Lakeland, Ga.; daughter, Kristy S. Dillard of Lakeland, Ga.; grandson, Kaleb Z. Howell of Lakeland, Ga.; granddaughter, Kathy M. Long of Valdosta, Ga.; grandson, Blake Howell of Lakeland, Ga.; grandson, Bristol A. Dillard of Lakeland, Ga.; sister & brother-in-law, Martha & Luis Diaz-Rodriguez of Jacksonville, Fla.; brother & sister-in-law, Wayne & Patsy Howell of Pearson, Ga., Raymond & Vicky Howell of Sumter, S.C.; and a number of nieces & nephews.

Per Mr. Howell’s wishes he will be cremated and a memorial service will be held Tuesday July, 9, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Music Funeral Services in Lakeland, Ga. Sympathy may be expressed online at — Music Funeral Services of Lakeland.