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Terry “Pop” Howell

Terry “Pop” Howell, age 67, of Erwin, passed away on Monday, November 15, 2021 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.  A native of Erwin, Terry is a son of the late Harvey Logan and Sally Elizabeth (Engle) Howell.  Terry was of the Baptist faith and was the Pastor of many churches, including his last Pastorate at Powder Branch Baptist Church in Elizabethton.  He was an avid woodworker and “Jack of all trades”.  In addition to his parents, Terry is preceded in death by one sister, Penny Howell.

Terry Howell has left behind to cherish his memory:

Wife of 47 years: Patricia Anne “Patty” (Meade) Howell;

Son: Terry “Shawn” Howell and wife, Angela;

Daughter: Katie LeeAnn Bennett and husband, Matt;

Grandchildren: Tyler Howell,

Thomas Howell,

Andrew Howell,

Logan Bennett,

Laken Bennett;

Brother: Harvey Howell;

Several nieces and nephews;

Special beloved dog: Bear.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Terry Howell in a committal service to be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, November 19, 2021 in Evergreen Cemetery.  Reverend Todd McLaughlin will officiate.  Musical selections will be provided by Terry’s grandson, Tyler Howell.  Those attending should meet at Evergreen Cemetery by 2:50 pm on Friday for the service.  

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in order to protect our families, staff and guests, the family respectfully requests that all who attend the service please abide by all COVID-19 protocols and wear a mask or face covering while at the service.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at or on Facebook at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Terry Howell through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.