Cheryl Howell
Cheryl Howell
Cheryl Howell
Cheryl Howell
Saturday
6
March

Visitation

2:00 pm
Saturday, March 6, 2021
Northern Hills Baptist Church
17211 NE 180th St
Holt, Missouri, United States
Saturday
6
March

Funeral Service

3:30 pm
Saturday, March 6, 2021
Northern Hills Baptist Church
17211 NE 180th St
Holt, Missouri, United States

Obituary of Cheryl M. Howell

Cheryl Margaret Howell (McCunn), 74, passed away on February 25, 2021 at Liberty Hospital. Born on September 4, 1946 at St. Peter’s Hospital in Olympia, Washington, to George McCunn and Margaret Elaine (Neese) McCunn. Back in 1967, Tom was serving in the Army and he was stationed at Fort Lewis, Washington. Around Valentine's Day, Cheryl and Tom met via a blind date by her cousin C.B. Bowers who was dating a friend of Tom's, after only three days, Tom asked Cheryl to be his wife. He knew he had found his bride. Cheryl and Tom were married on May 27, 1967 at the First Baptist Church in Olympia, Washington by Reverend Ron. Cheryl adored her husband! She enjoyed and cherished spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved to play games with them, go on bike rides or just do anything to get out of the house. Cheryl enjoyed traveling with Tom to visit family and see various landmarks along the way. She enjoyed being involved with many church groups and spending time with her church family. Her faith was strong and she enjoyed hosting dinners for many missionaries and contributed her time and talents in many ways. She enjoyed sewing and has made beautiful quilts. She also enjoyed baking. Cheryl was known for her tea cake cookies and made many cakes. She also enjoyed thrift shopping and would stop at any garage sale she could go to. On Sundays she would host a family dinner at their home so that all the grandkids could come over and spend time together for a weekly meal. She also loved to play solitaire. Cheryl worked for the Washington State Department of Transportation as an accountant and retired in 2004 with over 29 years of service. Cheryl is survived by her husband Thomas W. Howell, two children; Elizabeth Margaret Gillespie and Thomas Wayne (Terra Lynn) Howell Jr.; five grandchildren; Heather, Brittany, Taylor, Alyssa, and Justin, four great grandchildren; Peyton, Prestynn, Pierson, and Brantley, four siblings; Ronald, Gary, Greg, and Rhonda. Preceded in death by her parents George and Margaret Elaine McCunn. In lieu of flowers pleases donate to the American Heart Association, 6800 93rd St, Overland Park, KS 66212 Link below will start at 3:30 PM live stream of service. https://youtu.be/jfKssXP6hSk
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