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Obituary for Dimple Elrod (Howell)

Dimple Elrod, 93 of Baxter, Tennessee passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2023, at Signature Health Care of Putnam County.

Born Thursday, December 26, 1929 in Baxter, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Dillard Howell and the late Ina Stults Howell. She was the wife of the late Delbert Elrod, the ole "Mule Man."

Dimple was the sweetest person you would want to know. She is remembered for always having a kind word and a big smile. She was one of those gentle souls that never knew a stranger, and her hobby in life was to spread love and joy. She was a long-time member of Lilly's Chapel Baptist Church.

She is survived by
sister, Willene M Howell Maxwell

brother-in-law, Bobby Bean

nephew, Mario Bean

niece, Samantha McCowan

cousin, Richard Howell, all of Cookeville, TN

In addition to her parents, Dimple was preceded in death by brother Wynell Howell and sisters Joyce Bean and Lorene Howell.

A Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Monday, January 16, 2023 at Presley Funeral Home located at 695 Buffalo Valley Road Cookeville, Tennessee 38501 with the Bro. Gary Norton officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Baxter, TN.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until time of service at 11:00 AM.

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