Martha Blackmon Howell


Martha Blackmon Howell, age 86, born in Tallapoosa, Georgia and a resident of Bay Minette, Alabama, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 at Oakwood.

She was a retired guidance counselor at Baldwin County High School.

She is survived by her children, Dennis Banks (Michelle Vines) Howell III of Bay Minette, Alabama, Martha Sue Howell of Bay Minette, Alabama and Donna Eloise Howell of Birmingham, Alabama; one brother, Doug Blackmon of Atlanta, Georgia; one sister, Jo Ann Carter of Middlefield, Connecticut; and two grandchildren, Andrew Banks Howell and William Vines Howell.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, with Dr. Chip Starnes and Dr. Larry Bryars officiating.

Burial will follow at Stockton Memorial Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 from 9 until the 10 a.m. service at the First Baptist Church.

Pallbearers will be Kyle Powell, Jason Selph, Chris Harris, Jimmy Taylor, Ed Tunnell and O'Neal Messick.

Although the family will accept flowers, they suggest memorial contributions be made to American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839, or to Samaritan's Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.

Arrangements by Norris Funeral Home, Bay Minette.