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Lucy Beatrice (Dolly) (Pitt) Howell

November 16, 1930 ~ March 17, 2020 (age 89)

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 Lucy Beatrice (Dolly) Howell, formally of Hartselle, passed away on March 17, 2020 at Crestwood Medical Center in Huntsville. 

A Graveside Service will be held March 19, 2020 at 2 PM at the Hartselle City Cemetery with Peck Funeral Home directing. 

Mrs. Howell was born November 16, 1930, in Lawrence County to Joseph Layfette and Beatrice Aycock Pitt. She graduated from Riverside High School in Decatur.  She was in the furniture business for over 50 years, working the majority of that  time with Townhouse Galleries in Decatur.  She loved serving her many customers and working with her dear friends, Dan and Judy Thomas and many others. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Hartselle, 

She is survived by two sons: Jon Mark Howell and wife, Carol of Huntsville and Ray Nance Howell III and wife, Joyce, of Lexington, NC; brothers: CSM Joe L. "Bud" Pitt, USA, Retired, and Sonny Pitt; 11 grandchildren: Jacob Howell, Ashley Patterson(Josh), Bart Patterson (Jehan), Megan Johnson (Matthew), Lynn Whitt (Roger), Della Fowler (Ryan), Knight Koonce, Ray Nance Howell IV (Sang), Andrew Howell (Melissa), Les Howell (Ashley), Nicholas Howell (Ashley); and 17 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her three sisters, her daughter, Nancy and her son: Robert. 

In lieu of flowers: Memorials may be made to the Alabama-Mississippi chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or the charity of the donor's choice. 

Online condolences may be made at

Peck Funeral Home                   
1600 Hwy 31 SW
P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL  35640
256.773.2543 (Fax)

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Graveside Service
March 19, 2020

2:00 PM
Hartselle City Cemetery
1100 Railroad Street NW
Hartselle, AL 35640

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