Howell Furry, 88, of Grosvenor, passed away on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019.

Services for Howell have been set for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at Heartland Funeral Chapel. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. followed by the Chapel service at 2 p.m. officiated by David Barnum with interment concluding in the Fairview cCemetery, Grosvenor, TX.

Howell Furry was born May, 12, 1930 in Grosvenor, to James Turner and Jewel Furry. Howell graduated from Brownwood High School and was drafted into the U.S. Army in February 1951 and married Mary Beth Davis on Aug. 1, 1951 in Hobbs, New Mexico.

Howell spent three years in the U.S. Army as a Sgt. First guided missile battalion stationed in El Paso. Mary and Howell spent many years in Andrew with Howell working in the oil and gas industry. He owned and operated Furry Producing Co. Several years ago he bought some land in Grosvenor and moved back home to ranch. Howell enjoyed ranching and spent many days working with his cattle and goats. Howell was in love with the oil & gas business and ranching, he loved to work. He also loved western movies, football and his family.

Howell is survived by two sons, Michael and wife Joy Furry, Brad and Penelope Furry of Coppell; daughter, Marihelen Bremerman of Grosvenor; sister, Dixie White; five grandchildren, Lynn and Logan Bremerman, Bradley, Michael and Jared Furry; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and friends.

Howell was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Furry; brothers, Merle and Wayne Furry; sisters, Ruth Kessee and Dorothy Hammond.

In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be made to Corine T. Smith Animal Center, 3016 Milam Dr., Brownwood, TX 76801.