obit justinhowellcroppedJustin Michael Howell, 20, passed away Feb. 20 in Albuquerque. He was born June 26, 1995, in Lake Wales, Florida. He is survived by his father, Charles “Leon” Howell of Quincy, Fla.; mother, Alvera Howell of Los Lunas; grandparents, Benjamin F. Sr. and Peggy Ruth Barnhill and Peggy Sue Jones; brother, Daniel Tarango of Los Lunas; sister, Brittany Howell Mizzell and husband Lee of Summerville, S.C. and Courtney Howell of Lake Wales, Fla.; nieces, Gracelin Howell and Makenli Lynn; aunts and uncles, Victoria and John Zanin, Dana and Troy Barnhill, Curtis Barnhill, Derek Barnhill, Frank Barnhill Jr., Tammy Metzger and Angel Day, as well as numerous cousins. A viewing was held March 1 at Harris-Hanlon Mortuary in Moriarty, with a service following, officiated by Pastor John Nash. Interment was at the Mountain Valley Cemetery in Edgewood. Pallbearers were Anthony Gold, Matthew Sommers, Jordan Craig, Daniel Freelong, B.J. Whitten and Daniel Tarango.