Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Dikki Poe Howell

Dikki Poe Howell, 93, of Clarendon died Saturday, December 9, 2017, in McLean.

Family Only Graveside Services will be held at a later date in Llano Cemetery in Amarillo with Chris Moore, officiating.
Arrangements are by Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.

Dikki Poe Howell

Dikki was born November 20, 1924, in Abilene, Texas to John C. and Lizzie Poe. She married Dr. James Frank Howell, Jr. on February 4, 1950, in Fort Worth. Dikki had grew up in the Waco Children’s Home with her siblings from when she was 5 years old. While living in Abilene, Dikki had served as Executive Secretary to Mrs. Baird and was instrumental in getting Mrs. Baird’s Bread in the Panhandle of Texas. In 1977, she moved to Clarendon and was very active in the community, serving on the Donley Co. Hospital District Board, had been a member of the 1910 Book Club at the Patching Memorial Club House, and had also a member of the Dental Society of Amarillo. Dikki graduated from McMurry University, and later on in her life, she took many geology courses at West Texas State University. She was a licensed farrier, enjoyed knitting, painting, and also practiced Judo. Mrs. Howell was a Catholic.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, on June 22, 2007; a son, Zack Howell in 1973; 4 brothers, Joe, Bert, Pat and Frank Poe; and by 3 sisters, Elizabeth, Emily, and Mazelle Poe.

She is survived by 4 sons; James Howell, III and wife Leanne of Midland, Tim Howell and wife Teresa of Wildorado, Joe Howell and wife Rhonda of Clarendon, Pete Howell and wife Vonna of Amarillo; her daughter, Tessie Robinson and husband Jim of Clarendon; her grandchildren, Felicia Powell and husband Jeremy, Zack Robinson and wife Jennifer, Lindsey Robertson, Stephanie Miller and husband Rick, Pete Howell, Jr and wife Megan, Zack Howell and wife Sheri; 9 great grandchildren, Emeri and Kreed Robinson, Jaxon Robertson, Matthew, Jacob, Emmett, Samantha Howell, and Aubrey and Noah Miller; and dear friend Lois Tilley of Ft. Worth.

The family request memorials be sent to the McLean Care Center.

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