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Theodore Howes

December 25, 1938 — December 13, 2022

Gallatin

Theodore “Ted” Ray Howes, age 83 of Gallatin, TN, passed away December 13, 2022.  Ted was born December 25, 1938 in Nashville, TN.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Theodore Ralph Howes and Elizabeth Rebecca Grimm Howes; brothers, Robert Howes, George Howes and Harry Howes.  He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Brenda Moorefield Howes; daughters, Rhea White, Rachel Shelton and Greta Blair (John David); grandchildren, Jake White, Justin White and Hannah Shelton; brother, Charles Howes and sister, Betty Bennett (Kevin).

Ted was a 1956 graduate of Gallatin High School.  He served in the U.S. Air Force.  Ted was a member of First Baptist Gallatin where he served as a greeter for many years, kept attendance records and was a money counter.  Also, he was a member of Nashville Rotary Club and Gallatin Kiwanis Club.  Ted loved to travel and planning travel events.  He was a pilot and loved flying.  Ted enjoyed tennis, yard work and was known to have a sweet tooth.  The number #1 love for Ted was his family.

Celebration of Life Service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 18th from the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Rev. Billy Moorefield and Rev. Mike Corbin officiating.  Visitation will be 12:00 noon until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gallatin First Baptist Homebound Ministry, P.O. Box 369, Gallatin, TN  37066.  Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be submitted at alexandergallatin.com.  (615) 502-0011

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Visitation

Sunday, December 18, 2022

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center

584 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066

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Celebration of Life

Sunday, December 18, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center

584 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066

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