Betty Howe Lessel
February 23, 1929 – October 24, 2017
New Albany-Betty Ruth Howe Lessel, 88, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in DeSoto County. She was born February 23, 1929 in Union County to Andrew Howe and Pearl Todd Howe. She worked at Armour Meat Packing Company in Memphis, TN until her retirement. She was longtime member of Shady Grove Baptist Church.
Services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 28, 2017 at United Funeral Service with Bro. Mitchell Hall and Dr. Kara Blackard officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery. United Funeral Service will be in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her son Randy (Alyssa) Robbins; two brothers, Clyde Howe and Bobby Howe; two grandchildren, Michael (Michelle) Robbins and Jennifer Buford; five great children; a Step Daughter, Janie (Al) Weisberger; and many extended family members.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Forrest Lessel; five brothers, Thurmond Robbins, Lloyd Robbins, Raymond Robbins, Travis Howe and Alvin Howe.
Visitation will be Friday, October 27, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.