Mr. Howard Lee Gambrell

Mr. Howard Lee Gambrell

Aug. 27, 1936 - Sept. 24, 2012

Mr. Howard Lee Gambrell, 76, of Griffin, passed away Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Brightmore Hospice.

Mr. Howard Gambrell was born Aug. 27, 1936, to the late James Gambrell and Selma Lee Hamby Gambrell. Mr. Gambrell was a veteran of the United States Army. He retired from Dairymen Inc., formerly known as Flav-O-Rich and was a member of Sharon Baptist Church.

Survivors include wife, JoAnn Gambrell; children, Deborah I. Gambrell, Cindy Bertram and husband Tony, Dana Gambrell, Angela Sosebee and husband David, Dennis Gambrell and wife Tammy, Dewayne Gambrell, Ventian Frost and husband Mike, Anson Kilgo and wife Jasmine. David Kilgo and wife Kim; grandchildren, Joanne Gambrell, William Bertram, Dennis Gambrell Jr., Dustin Gambrell and Derek Gambrell; step-grandchild, Jamie Borman; brothers, Doug Gambrell and Jerry Gambrell; sister, Maryland Kersey; several nieces and nephews.

Visitation for Mr. Howard Gambrell will be on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. Rev. Tim Plemmons will officiate. Interment will follow in Griffin Memorial Gardens.

Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 West McIntosh Road, Griffin, is in charge of arrangements. www.conner-westburyfuneralhome.com.