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Jerry Lee Howes

Coeburn, Va.-Jerry Lee Howes, 58, passed away on Friday, February 25, 2022, at his home.
He was born and raised in Ashland, Ky. He was employed for the last seven years as a Corrections Officer at Wallens Ridge State Prison.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald W. and Bernadine (Vickers) Howes; and a brother, Kevin Lynn Howes.
Surviving are his brothers, Timothy “Tim” Wayne Howes (Debbie), Shepherdsville, Ky. and John Howes (Brandy), Minford, Oh.; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6:00pm – 7:00pm on Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2022 at Gilliam Funeral Home, 618 Wood Ave., W., Big Stone Gap. A service will follow at 7:00pm with Pastor Shawn Thompson officiating. The Wallens Ridge State Prison Honor Guard service will take place prior.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Howes family.
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