Donald Wayne "Moose" Howell, 65, died Monday, July 13, 2009.
He was former employee of Farmers Truck and Grain Inc., a military veteran and attended Tabernacle Baptist Church at an early age.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church with Elder Kenneth Taylor officiating.
The family will receive visitors at 11 a.m. Friday at the church.
Survivors include his companion of 29 years, Jackie Taylor; three sisters, Blondell Scott of Dyersburg, Doris Howell of Bossier City, La. and Linda (Napolean) Reed of Gary, Ind.; a niece who was raised as a sister, Shirley West of Dyersburg; and a host of other nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Gertie Howell; three sisters, Peggy Partee, Anna McElrath and Waver McLin; and two brothers, Jeffry O. and Odell Edwards.