Glenn Douglas Howell, 67, of Buena Vista, GA, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Magnolia Manor of Marion County in Buena Vista, GA. Mr. Howell was born Oct. 6, 1946, in Huddleston, to William Orville and Oreta Smallwood Howell. He served in the Air Force and retired from Tampa Bay Pipeline Company where he had been General Manager. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid NASCAR and football fan and he enjoyed golfing. He was a member of AMVETS, Post 44, where he had previously been an officer. He will be missed dearly by his family and many dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Samuel Howell of Huddleston. He is survived by his daughter, Denise and husband Todd Antony of Alexandria, LA, by a sister Josephine and husband Hoover Thomas of Raleigh, NC, by two grandchildren, Spencer Hedrick and Ann Hedrick, by the mother of his daughter, Judy White of Pineville, LA; and by five nieces and several great nieces and nephews. He is also survived by close friends, Chad and Melissa Duncan, Billy Mack Powell all of Buena Vista, GA, and Bryan Dale of Preston, GA. The family would like to thank the staff at Phoebe-Sumter Medical Center, Magnolia Manor of Marion County and Dr. W. Frank Catrett for their care and support during this difficult time. You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts and memories by visiting Watson-Tante Funeral Homeâ€™s web site at www.watsontantefuneralhome.com
. Watson-Tante Funeral Home of Buena Vista, Georgia, is in charge of these arrangements.