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Helen Lee Johnson

December 18, 1934 ~ October 28, 2020

Services will be held: November 1, 2020

Naomi Jeanette Hord Thornton

April 12, 1932 ~ October 28, 2020

Services will be held: Private

Allyson Nicole Puskar

September 20, 1980 ~ October 25, 2020

Services will be held: November 7, 2020

Vara Hayes Fish

September 22, 1930 ~ October 27, 2020

Services will be held: October 30, 2020

Wayne Beale Lewter, Sr.

July 20, 1939 ~ October 27, 2020

Services will be held: October 31, 2020

Justin Tyler White

November 09, 1990 ~ October 22. 2020

Services will be held: November 8, 2020

Madge Lorraine Conis Creasy

Dec. 2, 1922 ~ Oct. 25, 2020

Services will be held:

Bonifacio Diego Gomez

June 5, 1974 ~ October 24, 2020

Services will be held: October 28, 2020

Kelvin Lee Howell

October 24, 1972 ~ September 30, 2020

Kelvin Lee Howell, 47, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, September 30, 2020.
Kelvin was born in Garner, North Carolina on October 24, 1972. Kelvin attended Garner Senior High School where he was often known as being the “class clown”. Kelvin will be remembered as the funny guy that loved to make others laugh, as well as the father that loved his children and always did everything he could to ensure their happiness.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, October 8, 2020, at 3pm, at Maplewood Cemetery in Clayton. Friends may pay their respect and Kelvin will lie in state on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, from 12 – 5pm.
Kelvin is survived by the mother of his children, Jacquelyn Howell of 22 years; daughters, McKayla Howell, Andrea Howell and Tonilynn Howell; sons, Tyler Howell and Austin Howell; mother, Judy Bullock of Creedmoor; brother, Kenneth (John) Howell and wife, Amanda of Clayton; brother, Kenny Howell of Garner; brother Robert (Mike) Howell of Clayton, sister Candy Ross and husband Scott of Raleigh; sister Jennifer Rana of Fuquay; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Kelvin was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Lee Howell Sr.; paternal grandparents and maternal grandparents; and infant daughter Brittany.


October 7, 2020

12:00 - 5:00 PM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home
1200 Benson Road Garner, NC 27529


October 8, 2020

3:00 PM

Maplewood Cemetery
504 S. Smith St. Clayton, NC 27520


  1. Donnie & Bonita Dunlow

    Judy, We are so very sorry for the loss of Kelvin. Our thoughts are with you, his wife, children & siblings. {{{Hugs}}} & prayers as you go through this trial.

  2. David R Bullock and Terry M Bullock

    Rest in peace 🙏 Kelvin . Praying for the family 🙏 you

  3. Judy A Pounds

    Kenny, Michael and family. So sorry for your loss. It is so sad to hear of someone passing so young. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this time.

  4. Ashley Joyner

    So very sorry to hear this sad news!!! Kelvin was always so sweet to me in high school and always had my back!!! Prayers for the family through this difficult time

  5. Janine Norton grandmother

    Toni Lynn and Austin Howell are the oldest two children of Kelvins with their Mother Heather Norton sorry for your loss

  6. Chic & Cheryl Bullock

    May the Lord shine His face upon you during this time of sorrow & give you His peace as you look to Him for comfort & love.
    Chic & Cheryl

  7. Kimberly Milko

    Was sad to hear about Kelvin’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. I will still look for him sitting on his steps when I go to see my Dad. :(

  8. Kimberly Milko

    Very saddened to hear of Kelvin’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time. Every time I go to visit my Dad I will still look for him sitting on his steps. :(

  9. Billy Warren

    The best friend I ever had growing up,alot good times great memories think about them often, going to miss you occasionally stopping in over the years rest in peace brother.

  10. Heather Mundy

    So very sorry for your loss…Had many good times with him…He was always good hearted and caring in his own way…. especially when it was only him.,….RIP MY BUDDY….KLH WILL ALWAYS BE TRUE…

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