Kattie Mae Howell

February 2, 1945 ~ December 20, 2021 (age 76)


Kattie Mae Howell, 76, transitioned on Monday, December 20, 2021,  in New Albany, MS.

Kattie Mae Howell was born the 4th daughter and ninth child of Curvy and Roberta Garner Howell, February 2, 1945 in Myrtle, Mississippi. She gained eternal life December 20, 2021.

She accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of Pleasant Hill M.B. Church in Hickory Flat, MS. She was a dedicated and faithful member of the Usher Board and  the Sunday School Treasurer. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, auntie and friend. 

Kattie was a 1965 graduate of B.F. Ford High School and was employed at the Shirt Factory in New Albany, for many years.

Kattie was known to her community as a loyal Usher to many churches in the  Union County area. She was also known for pressing and curling hair in her kitchen and for her tasty fried pies.  She loved Christmas, it was her special holiday. She made sure everyone had a gift.

Kattie leaves to cherish her memories  one daughter: Hazel (Tommie Potts), her three granddaughters: Martia and Markia Potts,  and Tomiea (Marvin) Hudson, one three step great grandchildren, two sisters: Dovie Marion and Elnora Howell of New Albany, four sisters-in-law: Elizabeth and Maria Howell of Rockford, IL, Threeth and Patsy Howell of Myrtle, MS and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and her special friend: Gloria Washington.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Curvy and Roberta Howell, brothers: Houston, George, Willie, Jessie, Lonzo and Curvy, sisters: Maggie  Ella and Mackie Howell.

Viewing will be Tuesday, December 28, 2021, 12:00 Noon, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church,  Highway 178, Hickory Flat, MS.

Service will begin at 2:00 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Highway 178, Hickory Flat, MS.

Burial will be at Gerizum Cemetery, Myrtle, MS.

Serenity-Simmons Funeral Home of New Albany is in charge of arrangements.


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December 28, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
Highway 178
Hickory Flat, MS 38663

Funeral Mass
December 28, 2021

2:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
Highway 178
Hickory Flat, MS 38663


Gerizum Cemetery
County Road 71
Myrtle, MS 38650

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