Thornton Howell(1924 - 2012)

Thornton Alexander "TA" Howell


Thornton Alexander "TA" Howell, 87, of Greenville, husband of Doris Stutts Howell, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012.

Born in Hartwell, GA, he was a son of the late Amos Thornton and Ollie Lucille Brown Howell.

Mr. Howell was retired from the construction industry and a member of Calvary First Baptist Church.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by children, Bobby Gene Howell (Elizabeth), Jane Howell Waits (Edward), Jeffrey Matthew Howell, and David Lee Kelley (Terry); eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and a brother, Arthur Howell.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Janice Lynn Howell Myers.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 24, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown. The funeral service will be held Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. in the Downtown Chapel. Burial will follow in Greenville Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary First Baptist Church-Visions, 11 Tampa Street, Greenville, SC 29609.

Condolences may be made to the family by visiting

Funeral Home

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Downtown Chapel
639 North Main Street Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-6733

Published in The Greenville News on Oct. 24, 2012