ISLAND, Ky. — Minnie Howell Troutman, 94, of Island, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 at her home in Island. Minnie May Ford was born Feb. 6, 1924, in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, to the late William Thomas and Edith Shanks Ford and was married to William Foster Howell until his death Oct. 15, 1972, and was later married to James Finley Troutman.
Minnie was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Faith. She enjoyed dancing, reading, cooking, and spending time with both her family and friends.
In addition to her parents and first husband, Minnie was preceded in death by her second husband, Jim Troutman; three sons, Bubby Howell, Pete Howell, and Donnie Howell; three grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
Survivors include four daughters, Wilma Smith (Bubby), of Livermore, Kentucky, Jenny Dunn (Robert), of Elkton, Kentucky, Barbara Gardner (Greg), of Island, and Sherry Wells (Timmy), of Powderly, Kentucky; three sons, Jug Howell (Leann), of Hartford, Kentucky; Tom Howell, of Livermore, and Bobby Howell, of Island; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Lil Mason, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky, and Jane Page and Ruth Ann Johnson, both of Livermore.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Muster Funeral Homes, Livermore Chapel with the Rev. Barney Priar officiating. Burial will be in the Island Baptist Cemetery in McLean County. Friends may visit with Minnie’s family from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at Musters in Livermore.
The Minnie Howell Troutman family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Minnie Howell Troutman, Memorial Fund; C/O Muster Funeral Homes; P.O. Box 228; Livermore, Kentucky 42352. Memorial contribution envelopes will be available at Musters in Livermore.
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