Obituaries

Leroy Olen Howell 1939 - 2011 Kansas City, Kan.

Services for Leroy Olen Howell, 72, Kansas City, Kan., are 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.
Mr. Howell died Friday Nov. 25, 2011, at his home.
He was born Jan. 1, 1939, in Carthage, Mo.
Mr. Howell worked as a truck driver for many years and was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was preceded in death by his son, Merle Leroy Howell, his daughter Carla Howell, his stepdaughter, Brenda Land, three brothers Dale, Vacil and Wayne Poulson.
Mr. Howell was united in marriage to Donna Lindley on Dec. 5, 1991. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include four daughters, Lawanda Prest, Springfield, Mo., Debbie Simmons, Kansas City, Mo., Jan Puckett, Kansas City, Kan., and Stacey Swaggert, Basehor; one stepdaughter, Becky Garcia, Roeland Park,; two brothers, Ace Redden, Pittsburg, and Mike Poulson, Vancouver, Wash.; one half-brother, Larry Dale, Carl Junction, Mo., three sisters, Theda Collins, Illinois, Vicky Andersen, Tuscumbia, Mo., and Marilyn Smith, Tonganoxie; 13 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends one hour before the service time.
To leave an online condolence, please go to quisenberryfh.com.