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 Edith <I>Kirby</I> Howell

Edith Kirby Howell

Birth
Jonesville, Union County, South Carolina, USA
Death 15 Oct 2012 (aged 98)
Sumter, Sumter County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Union, Union County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 100122021 · View Source
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Mrs. Edith Kirby Howell, age 98, wife of William T. Howell, Sr., of 205 Spruce St., Union passed away, Tuesday, October 15, 2012 in Tuomey Healthcare Center in Sumter after a long illness.

Mrs. Howell was born in Jonesville, December 27, 1913, a daughter of the late Josh and Pearl Fowler Kirby.

She was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Union.

Surviving in addition to her husband are two sons: William T. "Tommy" Howell, Jr., and wife Sandra Yount Howell and Richard S. "Steve" Howell and wife Tammi K. Howell all of Sumter; a sister Dorcas K. Waldrop of Spartanburg; five grandchildren: Trey Howell, Stephanie Barrineau, Grayson Howell, Marcus Howell and Mallissia White; and 13 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Howell was predeceased by two brothers: J.C. Kirby and Bill Kirby.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 18, 2012 at Tabernacle Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Robert Chapman. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be William T. "Trey" Howell, III, Grayson Howell, Marcus Howell, David White, Jim Barrineau, Geddings Barrineau, Larry Farr and Kenneth Williams. The following are asked to assemble at the church at 1:45 PM Thursday to form the honorary escort: Al Smith, Marion Fant, Lynn Eaves, Tom Coffer, Wayne Lawson, Tommy McManus, Don Shetley, Sam White, William Smith, Wilbur Smith, III, Gene Gregory, Danny Waldrop and Scotty Terry.

Visitation will be held from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. Wednesday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.

Memorial may be made to Tabernacle Baptist Church, Building Fund, 915 S. Pinckney St., Union, S.C. 29379.


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  • Created by: Keith and Linda Robertson
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100122021
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edith Kirby Howell (27 Dec 1913–15 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100122021, citing Union Memorial Gardens, Union, Union County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Keith and Linda Robertson (contributor 46970718) .