Departed this February 3, 2020. Mrs. Carlease S. Howell, age 88, of Decatur, Georgia formerly of Manakin-Sabot, Virginia. She is preceded in death by her husband, Leonard D. Howell Sr. She leaves to cherish her memories two daughters, Valerie Diane Ward and Chrystal Howell; three grandchildren, Miisha Howell, Naeem McKinley and Savion Sturgis; two great grandchildren; a loving and caring sister, Theresa Howell; one brother, Melvin Howell(Joyce); a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; a sister- in- law, Elizabeth Howell; two brothers- in- law, Richard Howell Sr. and James Woodson Sr.; and other relatives and friends among them her friend of fifty years, Clara Richardson. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Avenue. Funeral services will be held 12P Saturday, February 22 at First Baptist Church, 224 River Road West where remains will lie in state one hour prior to funeral time. Rev. Anthony B. Jones(pastor elect). Interment Westhampton Memorial Gardens.