Benjamin Howell Jr.

Published 8:00 pm Monday, August 1, 2011

July 29, 2011

Benjamin Howell Jr., 72, of 3768 Butler Drive, Suffolk, died Friday, July 29, 2011, at Sentara Obici Hospital. He was a native of Nansemond County and the son of the late Benjamin Howell Sr. and Rosa Langston Howell.

Benjamin Howell Jr.

He was a member of Palm Tree Baptist Church.

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He leaves to cherish his memory: two sisters, Eva White (Joe) and Irene Lowther (Henry), both of Suffolk; two brothers, Thurman Langston (Mable), of Suffolk, and Willie Howell (Linda), of Gatesville, N.C.; other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at Palm Tree Baptist Church officiated by the Rev. Anthony W. Sommerville. Interment will be in Howell Cemetery in Whaleyville. Crocker Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences maybe extended to the family at