Margie Marie Howell

April 7, 1943 ~ August 4, 2019

Born in: Piney Flats, TN
Resided in: Gray, TN

Margie Roberts Howell, 76, passed away Sunday, August 4th surrounded by her family, at Johnson City Medical Center.

She was born April 7th, 1943 in Piney Flats to the late Clifford and Isabell Combs Roberts.

Margie attended Princeton Elementary School, Boones Creek High School and graduated from Mary Hughes High School in 1961.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her sister, Reba Jean Cunningham and brother, Louie Roberts.

She is survived by: her husband of 52 years, Kenneth Howell; daughters, Marcie Howell and Mistie Howell; her most beloved grandson, Roderick Bowman; sisters, Sherry Sims, Yvonne Cagle, Wynona Davis and Nancy Johnson; and brother, Eddie Roberts.

Margie loved to dance and sing and always have fun. Some may remember her working at the Texas Steer Restaurant when she was in high school. She also worked at Eddie’s Record Shop, Logan and Laws, City of Johnson City, and retired from Bill Gatton Acura Mazda after many years. She also did volunteer work for Washington County School Systems.

The family will receive friends from 5 PM until 7 PM Thursday, August 8, 2019, at Morris-Baker. The funeral will follow at 7 PM with Pastor Ron McEwen officiating. The committal service will be held at 10 AM Friday at Monte Vista Memorial Park. Please meet at the cemetery by 9:50 AM.


Visitation: August 8, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Morris-Baker Funeral Home & Cremation Services
2001 E Oakland Ave
Johnson City, TN 37601

(423) 282-1521

Funeral Service: August 8, 2019 7:00 pm

Morris-Baker Funeral Home & Cremation Services
2001 E Oakland Ave
Johnson City, TN 37601

(423) 282-1521

Committal Service: August 9, 2019 10:00 am

Monte Vista Memorial Park
1900 East Oakland Avenue
Johnson City, TN 37601

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Memories Timeline


  1. Connie Bennett says:

    Dear Kenneth and family
    I was so very sorry to hear about Margie and have only good memories of she and Kenneth at all our Ralston Purina meetings and travels as well as when they both came to visit my husband, Bob and I and we would get together at the campground. Blessings, Peace and love to y’all

  2. Maria Rivera says:

    Marcie and family, I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  3. Penny Hurd says:

    Marcie, so sorry for your loss, praying for you & your dad and the rest of the family..

  4. Luke Stewart says:

    Marcie – You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. So sorry for the loss of your mother.

  5. Andy Crow says:

    Marcie – I am sorry to hear of your family’s loss. I am praying for you all.

  6. Dina Ogan says:

    Marcie – I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother sounds like a lovely lady. I pray God surrounds you and your family with peace and comfort during this tragic time.

  7. Carol Schnabel says:

    Kenny, so sorry to read this about Margie. She will be greatly missed. I loved having you two come to the office and spending time with us. I wish I was closer to be able to attend services. My prayers and thoughts are with you and the family.

  8. Chad & Leslie Carberry says:

    Marcie, You are in our prayers.

  9. Maria Eanes Broyles says:

    So sorry for your loss. I loved Margie and will miss hervdearly. God Bless you all.

  10. Wayne & Sheri Keeling says:

    We ere very sorry to hear about Margie. We will never forget the good times we shared.
    We will miss her.

  11. Susan Brown says:

    Marcie, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  12. Karen Kiel says:

    Marcie, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending a big hug.

  13. Charlie Mullins says:

    Marcie, I’m so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.

  14. H. F. Cross says:

    Kenny, I am so sorry for your loss! May God bless you with comfort at this time. I guess the old gang has broken up but I still have many fond memories.
    Sincerely H.F.

  15. Nancy & Fred Johnson, Yvonne & David Cagel says:

    Our prayers are with you all.

  16. TODD TILLEY says:

    Todd Tilley

  17. Ashley and Danny curtis says:

    She was such a sweetheart and loved seeing her on Sunday’s at church she will be misslive you margie

  18. Leon Johnson says:

    For several years we were neighbors and the good times are too many to express. Margie and Kenneth are dear friends and we are thankful for that friendship.

  19. Rusty Rambo says:

    Sorry for your loss Kenny. Prayers for you and family.

  20. Chris Woods says:

    Kenneth & Girls,
    I just heard about Margie’s passing today . Just want you to know how sorry I am . Buzz & I had many good times with you two .
    What a Lovely, caring & fun person Margie was.
    She & Buzz will have fun together!

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