Finettie Howell, 90, of Louisville passed away on Friday December 13, 2019, at Baptist health of Louisville. She was born on November 13, 1929 in Lebanon Junction, Kentucky, the daughter of the late George and Ruth Newman. Finettie and her spouse of 67 years, Frank, were missionaries for over 47 years. Their passion for sharing the word of God led them to start numerous churches around the world. They taught bible school at Cagayan De Oro Baptist Church in the Philippines and helped countless people through their mission work. Finettie loved cooking, gardening, sewing and spending time with her loved ones.
Besides her husband of 67 years, Frank, she leaves to cherish her memory, daughters, Roxie Ross, Melissa Howell, Jennifer Prather, son, Michael Howell (Laura), sister, Dorothy McGinty (Bud), brother, Ed Newman (Rachel), grandchildren, Carrie, Joey, Makenzie, Alex, Quintin, Antonio, Logan, Sam, Sophia, Alyssa, Bella and great grandchildren, Orion, Rygil, Kalem, Phoenix, Trinity, Kaydie, Marlee, Satara, Kainen, and Corbin.
Finettie was preceded in death by her daughter, Pam Jelley, and brother, William Newman.
The family requests donations be made to the Baptist Health Louisville Palliative Care Unit, 4000 Kresge Way, Louisville, Ky 40207.