Barbara Jean Howell (1932 - 2019)

  • "I'm so sorry for your loss. Aunt Barbara was a sweet,..."
    - Myla Frantson (Landers)
  • "To the Howell family, I am sorry for your loss. May your..."
    - Wendy Kelly (Howell)
  • "I give my condolences to the friends and family of Barbara..."
    - Cathy Baker

Barbara Jean Howell passed away peacefully on January 6, 2019. She was born on August 24, 1932 to Bunn and Silbie Landers. She married Johnny Howell on November 28, 1948. Eventually settling in Sacramento with their 6 children, they welcomed several grandchildren, great grandchildren and even great great grandchildren. Grandma Barb as she was known to many, had a very kind and gentle soul. Her house was always filled with laughter and joy, which always made you feel at ease. She had a way of making everyone feel like family, always providing a listening ear, a shoulder to cry on or a hug, and was never one to judge. Preceded in death by her husband Johnny, children, Gary, Johnny Jr., Ronnie and Carol, and grandson Gary Jr. She is survived by her children, Janet and Jeff and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, as well as many extended family and friends. Barbara was a very strong and resilient woman who will be deeply missed. Memorial services will be held at a later time.
Published in The Sacramento Bee from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2019