Roylyn Kay Howell

January 18, 1937 - January 16, 2022

Roylyn Kay Howell, 84, of Sour Lake, died Sunday, January 16, 2022, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. She was born on January 18, 1937, to Irene Rose Coupal Warren and John LeRoy Warren, in Palco, Kansas. She spent her working years as a legal secretary in southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas and in retirement earned the nickname “Ms. BowKay” making bows for children that turned into a full-time business in multiple states. She also enjoyed word puzzles while beating anyone in Scrabble and baking and sewing.

Survivors include her husband, Russell “Rusty” Howell; children, Wesley Howard and his wife, Carol; Rodney Howard and his wife, Brenda; stepdaughter, Rhonda King and her husband, Barry; grandchildren, Doug Howard and his wife, Careen; Dustin Howard and his wife, Valerie; Jonathan Howard; Madeline Howard; Chelsea Powell; and Brice Wisener; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Pat Warren, Jim Warren, and Doug Warren.

A funeral service for Mrs. Howell will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 29, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her graveside service will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Shiloh Cemetery, Mitchell Harper Road, DeRidder, Louisiana.

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Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • January 29, 2022
  • 10:00 am

Graveside Service

Shiloh Cemetery-DeRidder, Louisiana
  • Mitchell Harper Road, Louisiana, 70634,
  • January 29, 2022
  • 2:00 pm

Comments (6)

    Nancy Goodwin says:

    Dear Uncle Rusty,
    I am sad that you are without your Kay. May your sweet memories and loving family help you continue on. I always remember her as a vibrant person who was always kind to me. Once at a show in Lafayette she gave one of her bows to Toby so he could give his mom a present.
    May God bless you and bring you peace.

    Kathy Coupal Atkisson says:

    Rusty, Rod, Wes and families, So sorry to hear about Kay. Our “Coupal” cousins are dwindling. My prayers and thoughts are with you all. Keep in touch.

    Judy Melling says:

    Rusty, I am so sad that I lost track of you & Kay. I have wondered so often about both of you. Do you remember that it was Vic (LaRocca) that introduced you two? I’m so sorry to hear about Kay. I hope to see you, Rodney & Wesley on the 29th. Judy (LaRocca) Melling

    Dennis and Susan Pehl says:

    Rusty, We’re so very sorry for your loss. Our family will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers. May the Lord give you comfort and peace in your time of bereavement.
    Margaret Crenwelge and family, and Dennis and Susan Pehl

    Patsy N Kelley says:

    Miss Kay was a very special lady that I grew to think of as Mom. I will miss our visits on Tuesday, and our shopping trips that always ended with a trip to Dairy Queen lol. I know you will miss her dearly Rusty. Love you Pat

    Peggy And Monroe Foreman says:

    So sorry to hear about Kay! Prayers and hugs for Rusty and family in your time of sorrow!
    Peggy and Monroe

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