Mary R. Howell, age 81, of Columbus, passed away October 4, 2016 at home surrounded by her family.
Retired from Nationwide Insurance after 38 years of service. Mary was a dedicated OSU Buckeye football fan.
Preceded in death by parents, Franklin Dennis and Helen Hurst; sister, Annabelle Raine.
Survived by husband Jesse "Jack" Howell of 54 years. daughter, Natalie Hickman; grandson, Jack Hickman; sisters, Nellie Bowles and Joann (Bob) Cramer; special niece, Karen (Steve) Six; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jimmie and Sandy Howell; other nieces, nephews and relatives.
Family will receive friends, Friday Oct. 7, 2016 from 1-3 p.m. and 5 p.m. until time of service at 7 p.m. at GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High St., Columbus, OH 43207, Rev. Dr. William L. Snider officiating.
Family wishes to thank the hospice for their care and support. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions in memory of Mary be directed to Hospice Services of Methodist ElderCare, 124 B Dorchester Sq. Suite 200 - Westerville, OH 43081. To sign and view Mary's online guest book please visit www.graumlichfuneralhome.com