Cover photo for JoAnn Howell's Obituary
JoAnn Howell Profile Photo
1942 JoAnn 2020

JoAnn Howell

October 3, 1942 — June 11, 2020

JoAnn Herrin Howell, 77, of Jacksonville, FL passed away peacefully surrounded by family June 11, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was born October 3, 1942 in Hickox, GA to the late J.C. Herrin and Sarah Johns Herrin.  She retired from the Duval County School Board after a number of years of service.  She was a member of Cedar Bay Baptist Church in Jacksonville, FL.

She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years:  Lee Howell; children:  Rhonda (Gary) Geoghagan, Sheila (Eddie) Widener, Shelly Bell and Dale (Rena) Howell; a brother:  Jerry Herrin; a brother-in-law:  Eddie Howell; 10-grandchildren:  Tessa, Trace and  Caleb Geoghagan, Barry (Pam) Widener, Samantha (James) Hobbs, Travis (Melissa) Russell, Jr., William Trevor Russell and Sarah (John) Griffis, Laurel and Lily Howell; 12-great grandchildren several aunts and one uncle and nieces, nephews cousins and friends.

Graveside funeral services will be held Saturday, June 20 at 11:00 AM at Bethlehem Cemetery in the Bachlott Community of Brantley County, Georgia.  Her brother, Jerry Herrin, will officiate the home going service.

Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com.  Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of JoAnn Howell, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Starts at 11:00am

Bethlehem Cemetery

TBA, TBA,

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 7

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree