Funeral services for Benjamin Phillips Howse, 63, of Greenville will be at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at his home. Burial will be in Greenville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Mr. Howse was born September 20, 1949 in Greenville, MS and graduated from Greenville High School. He was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. After his discharge he returned to Greenville and attended Delta State University where he received his master’s degree in counseling. Mr. Howse married Susan Burle in November of 1975 and he worked for Solutions at Delta Regional Medical Center where he was a counselor. He was a member of First United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Susan B. Howse of Greenville, a son, Benjamin Burle Howse of Indianapolis, IN; his mother, Mary Phillips Howse of Greenville and 2 brothers, Bobbie Howse and Gary Howse both of Greenville.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to funeral services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to French Camp Academy.