Betty Elkins Howell

Betty Elkins Howell, 93 of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville. She was a native of Lee County, Kentucky, a member of Hebron Presbyterian Church in Shepherdsville, and retired from Altel Telephone Company. She was a 50 year member of the Eastern Star in Shepherdsville and a 40 year member of the Grayson County Homemakers. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Hearld Howell; grandson, Jay Abbott; parents, James Calloway and Allene Cart Elkins; brother, Billy B. Elkins; and sister, Dorene E. Lee. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Smith of Elizabethtown; two brothers, Bobby (Virginia) Elkins and James (Laura) Elkins all of Shepherdsville; two grandchildren, Todd Abbott of Elizabethtown and Charles (Sherry) Smith of Minot, North Dakota; three great grandchildren, Tyler Smith, Tristian Smith, and Audrey Abbott; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Rev. John Lentz officiating. Burial will follow in Hardin Memorial Park. Visitation will be begin at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Condolences may be expressed online at


Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Saturday, April 21, 2018 starting at 3:30 PM
Brown Funeral Home