Rachel Melinda Kunze Howell, 94, of Hearne, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020, of natural causes. Visitation will be held Friday, October 2, 2020, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral Service to follow.

Rachel is survived by her son Tommy Lane Endsley and wife Liz of Calvert, Texas, and daughter Elizabeth Jan Conner; son-in-law Clyde Kilgore from Hearne, Jenitta Endsley from Crossett, Arkansas, and sister Corine Howard of Brenham. Rachel had numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband James Joseph Howell, daughters Frances Ann Puryear, Alice Faye Kilgore, Linda Darlene Brocato; sons Bobby Ray Endsley, Ronald Wayne Endsley, sons-in-law Daniel James Conner Jr. and Dale Puryear; granddaughter Melissa Jane Endsley, sisters Bertha Locke, Frieda Bay, Johanna Finsted, Lena Federwisch; brothers Herman Kunze, Ernest Kunze, Adoph Kunze and Gus Kunze.

Pallbearers will be Jamie Conner, Sugar Bear Endsley, Scott Endsley, Billy Lamme, Mark Russell, and Lyn Dale Edminson.



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