Archive for Wednesday, October 23, 2002

Harriet Helene Howell Little

October 23, 2002


She was born Dec. 23, 1924, in Great Bend, Kan., the daughter of Chester Ernest and Ella Mae (Dunn) Howell. She graduated from Wichita East High School and received a bachelor's degree in sociology from Wichita State University. She moved in 1993 to Alpine.

Mrs. Little was a career employee in aviation, working at Beech and Cessna before joining Boeing Co. She was chief of operations analysis and a member of several national-level advisory councils, including the Army Science Board. She retired in 1991 from Boeing.

She married Ted E. Little on Aug. 16, 1946. He died in 1999.

Survivors include a son, Christopher Little, Alpine; a daughter, Corliss Ann Kearney, Lawrence, Kan.; a brother, Richard Howell, Dallas; two granddaughters; and a great-granddaughter.

The family suggests memorials to Lupus Foundation of America at support/ways.html#5, or by mail at P.O. Box 79563, Baltimore, 21279; Hospice of Alpine, 604 E. Avenue F, Alpine, 79830; Alpine Public Library, 203 N. Seventh St., Alpine, 79830; or the charity of the donor's choice.

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