UNION — Mrs. Sadie Louise Edwards Howell, 83, widow of James Arthur Howell, of 423 E. Main St., Union, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 at her home after a short battle with cancer.
Mrs. Howell was born in Union, June 14, 1930, a daughter of the late John Clarence Edwards and Roxie Clark Edwards. She attended Jonesville High School and was retired from Ace Sweater of Union. Mrs. Howell was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Ann Howell Alexander and husband Frank of Union; a sister, Peggy McNeace of Middlesburg, FL; two grandchildren, Kim Balkum and husband Bill of Union and Shanna Alexander and friend Steve Corn of Landrum; and three great-grandsons, Will Balkum, Ethan Balkum and Ben Balkum.
Mrs. Howell was predeceased by three sisters, Agnes Adams, Margaret Cason and Bernice Griffin; and two brothers, J.E.
Edwards and George Edwards.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 at Tabernacle Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Robert Chapman and Rev. Scott Cobb. Burial will be at Rosemont Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Stephen P. Corn, William G. Balkum, Lee Mason, Jerry A. Lipscomb, Jay Allen, Steve Moss, Joey Nichols, and Michael Cobb.
Members of the Catherine Williams Sunday School Class are asked to serve as the honorary escort.
Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 103-B Boyce St., Union, SC 29379 or to Tabernacle Baptist Church, Building Fund, 915 S. Pinckney St., Union, S.C. 29379.
The family will be at the home of her daughter, Ann and Frank Alexander, 100 Grace St., Union.
The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc.