Mrs. Sarah Sue Alford Howell, age 87, of Bonifay, passed away Sept. 7, 2013 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Ala. She was born April 8, 1926 in Bonifay, to the late Paisley and Teresa Childs Alford. Mrs. Howell retired from the Holmes County School System after working for 38 years as a teacher and guidance counselor. Sue was a member of First Baptist Church Bonifay and enjoyed her family, friends and dog, Tyler.
In addition to her parents Mrs. Howell was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Drexel Howell and two sisters, Ann Kates and Betty Williams.
Mrs. Howell is survived by one son, Andy Howell and wife Terry of Bonifay; four grandchildren, Trey Howell, Kaci and Greg Johnson, Trevin Howell and Paisley Howell; three great-grandchildren, Marissa, Drexel and Aubrey; canine companion, Tyler; one brother, John Alford and wife Pat of Bonifay; one nephew, Warren Saxon and wife Lana Sue of DeLand; one niece, Lucy Etheridge and husband Donald of Bonifay and several Howell family members.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 at First Baptist Church Bonifay with the Rev. Shelly Chandler and the Rev. Jeep Sullivan officiating. Interment followed in the Bonifay Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. Family received friends from 1 to 2 p.m., Monday at First Baptist Church.