ANN CLINTON HOWELL, age 78, of Decherd, Tenn., formerly of the United Kingdom, departed this life peacefully at her residence on Sunday, May 31, 2015, at losing a brief battle with cancer.

Ms. Howell was born in the United Kingdom on July 14, 1936, to the late Leonard Clinton and Annette Geary Clinton.

She was employed for many years as a Retail Store Manager and in her later years she enjoyed her life as a homemaker, and gardening at her home as well.

She is survived by her sons; John (Pam) Halliday of Ohio, Malcolm (Robbin) Halliday of Pennsylvania, Neill (Cindy) Hale of South Africa, daughters; Netta Bertels of South Africa, Dawn Hale of Zimbabwe, Companion, Gordon Halliday and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A private Memorial Service is scheduled.

Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.flower 4