Peterson Funeral Chapel


     Betty Howell, 68, of Aurora died Tuesday, March 11, 2014 

in Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. 

     She was born to John and Myrtle Brinson Stockton on November 18, 1945 in Jackson, MO. She was a retired housekeeper. Betty was a sweet loving mother, sister and one of the nicest people you have ever known and she loved her family dearly.

     Survivors include 3 sons, Terry Howell of OK., Danny Howell of Aurora and Terrell Howell JR. of Verona; 3 daughters, Peggy Durfee of Aurora, Tammy Howell of Greenfield and Jennie Dobyns of Aurora; 1 brother, Wayne Stockton and wife, Nancy of Springfield; 2 sisters, Patricia Gilbert and husband, Curtis of Wichita and Geneva Chambers and husband, Paul of Los Angelas, CA.; 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

     She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Terrell; 2 brothers, Ovid Stockton and Justin Booth; and 1 sister, Lilly Mae Stockton.

     Funeral services will be held Friday, March 14 at 2:00 p.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Maple Park Cemetery.

     Visitation will be held Thursday from 7-8 p.m. in the funeral home.