Herman "Chipmunk" Howell, 70, of 133 South Cleveland Park Dr., Spartanburg, SC passed Saturday morning, June 9, 2018 at his residence. A native of Brevard, NC, he was the husband of Teresa Rice Howell and the son of the late Samuel Howell and Cornelia Gardin Howell. He was a former employee of Spartanburg Herald-Journal and a retired United States Army Veteran. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Lisa Johnson; eight brothers, Raymond Howell, Clifford Gardin, Mark Gardin, Freddy Lee Gardin, Charles Gardin, William Howell, Keith Howell and Samuel O. Howell, Sr.; and two sisters, Sybil Lewis and Marla Howell McClain. In addition to his wife, survivors include: two daughters, Kenya (Tedrick) Hackett of Spartanburg, SC and Melissa Owens of Asheville, NC; one brother, Lewis Howell of Brevard, NC; one sister, Kay Howell of Brevard, NC; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, June 15, 2018 at New Faith International Church with burial to follow in Stephen Grove AME Zion Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the home. Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, 102 Marion Avenue, Spartanburg, SC.
Ceremony Location New Faith International Church 13 Ark Main Street Spartanburg, SC 29303
Burial Location Stephen Grove AME Zion Church Cemetery 440 Stephen Grove Road Spartanburg, SC 29301